Our mission is prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancers. The Skin and Melanoma Institute at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse specialises in screening, treatment and clinical trials for skin cancers and melanomas including:

  • Skin and mole checks
  • Diagnosis and second opinions
  • Skin cancer and melanoma removals
  • Mohs surgery
  • Cancer surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Clinical trials

As they strive to deliver the best melanoma treatment, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse’s specialists work in dedicated teams of physicians, nurses and allied health workers focused on men and women with diagnosed or suspected melanoma.

Using the latest technology, their work is underpinned by a busy research program carried out by the doctors who treat our melanoma patients, so that their work feeds directly back into improving patient treatment.

Meet our team

Medical Oncology

Radiation Therapy

Patient Information

If you would like to undertake your cancer treatment with us, you will first need to become a patient of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. To do this, your GP or specialist will need to refer you to see one of our Lifehouse specialists.


The referral process is easy:

Your GP or specialist will submit your referral directly to Lifehouse.

Treatment types

A number of treatment options and combinations are recommended for cancer. Read more >


If you wish to participate in a clinical trial, speak with your treating oncologist or GP to see if there are current trials you may be suitable for. You can also download the ClinTrial Refer app for information the latest trials.


Patient Stories

Contact Us

Phone: 1300 852 500
Fax: 02 9383 1000
Email: enquiries@lh.org.au


In NSW alone, someone is diagnosed with cancer every 13 minutes. Every dollar you contribute to Chris O’Brien Lifehouse will make a difference to the 57,000 patients who visit us each year.

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