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Rapid Access Skin Clinic at GenesisCare in Cambridge

At our Rapid Access Skin Clinic at GenesisCare in Cambridge, patients can be seen by a consultant for assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a range of skin conditions within seven days of referral.

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Diagnostic pathway

Patients have a face-to-face or telehealth consultation (via telephone or online) with one of our expert skin consultants. If required, they will have a biopsy and follow-up test, which may include an ultrasound or CT scan. Results from the biopsy are available within three weeks. In the event of a cancer diagnosis, patients will undergo a full case review by the GenesisCare multidisciplinary team via an eMDT if required. They will agree further assessment and treatment. Patients with an alternate diagnosis will be treated appropriately within a GenesisCare partner hospital.


Depending on the diagnosis, patients with certain conditions can start treatment on the same day. Any necessary private prescriptions will also be supplied. Following a cancer diagnosis and competition of all investigative procedures, radiotherapy treatment will be planned to start within one to two weeks. If the cancer is close to sensitive areas such as the eyes, nose or mouth, patients will have a custom-made mask created from our stale-of-the-art handheld sur1ace scanner and 3D printing technology.

Eligible patients

Patients with the following conditions can be referred to the Rapid Access Skin Clinic

  • Skin cancers
  • Sun damage
  • Mole checks
  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Viral warts
  • Any unexplained skin changes

Meet the team

Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist
Special interest: Skin cancers (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma), inflammatory skin diseases (including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, urticaria), hair loss

Dr Kate Fife
Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Special interest: Skin cancer, including advanced basal cell carcinomas, rare cancers (such as primary cutaneous lymphomas, kaposi’s sarcoma and Merkel cell carcinoma)

Dr Amer Durrani
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Special interest: Multidisciplinary management of skin and head and neck cancer, malignant melanoma, sentinel lymph node biopsy, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and rare skin tumours

Dr Jenny Nobes
Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Special interest: Melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers including basal cell, squamous cell and Merkel cell carcinomas, prostate cancer

Dr Pippa Corrie
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Special interest: Melanoma, pancreatic, biliary, liver, neuroendocrine cancers