Melanoma

Treatment Options

Stage 0 (Melanoma in Situ)

Treatment of stage 0 is usually surgery to remove the area of abnormal cells and a small amount of normal tissue around it.

 

Stage I Melanoma

Treatment of stage I melanoma may include the following:

 

Stage II Melanoma

Treatment of stage II melanoma may include the following:

 

Stage III Melanoma

Treatment of stage III melanoma may include the following:

 

Stage IV Melanoma

Treatment of stage IV melanoma may include the following:

References

  1. 1. National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/melanoma/Patient/page5

 

 

Medical Disclaimer
This website is designed to provide additional information to patients and their loved ones when faced with intimidating diagnoses. A physician or medical professional should be consulted before making any health related decisions. We serve as a portal for information so that an informed and efficient decision can be concluded by all parties involved.  The creators of this site are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by the content of this website. The purpose of the mAss Kickers is to empower people with knowledge, not to specifically advise people how to address each unique situation.

 


Online Resources

Support Forums/Groups

American Melanoma Foundation

Melanoma Support & Education Foundation

Northern California Melanoma Center

Melanoma Research Foundation

 

 

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