The skin cancer session of the 25th annual meeting of The Belgian Society for Medical Oncology highlighted recent advances in the treatment of patients with melanoma and other skin cancers. Beginning this session, Prof. Dr. Vibeke Kruse (VITAZ – AZ Nikolaas, Sint-Niklaas) discussed adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatments for melanoma. Subsequently, Prof. Dr. Oliver Bechter (University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven) outlined recent findings in metastatic melanoma. Prof. Dr. Jean-Francois Baurain (Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Brussels) followed up with a ‘survival guide’ for medical oncologists dealing with non-melanoma skin cancer. Dr. Tess van Meerhaeghe (Hôpital Erasme, Cliniques Universitaires de Bruxelles, Brussels) closed the session with an overview of immune checkpoint inhibitors in kidney transplant recipients.