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Melanoma Staging and Treatment and Prognosis - Skin Cancer
Melanoma staging is the process used to determine the size of a melanoma tumor and where and how far it has spread.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/staging.htm
Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Options - Skin Cancer - About.com
Learn more about common metastatic melanoma treatment options for patients with stage III or IV disease.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/treatment_metm.htm
Clark Level and Breslow Thickness for Melanoma Staging
Jun 3, 2014 ... Clark Level and Breslow Thickness are two measures used to determine the stage and prognosis of a melanoma. Learn what these numbers ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/clark_breslow.htm
Early-Stage Melanoma Treatment Options - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 14, 2014 ... Learn more about common treatment options for early stage melanoma, including stages 0, I and II, that are localized to the skin or local lymph ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/mtreatment.htm
Melanoma Pathology Report: the Mitotic Rate
Jun 9, 2014 ... An important part of your melanoma pathology report, the mitotic rate is a measurement of how fast tumor cells are dividing in patients with ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/mitotic_rate.htm
Melanoma Metastasis: Where and Why Melanoma Can Spread?
Jun 2, 2014 ... Melanoma metastasis occurs when a melanoma lesion recurs ... and carry the worst prognosis, with an average survival of only 4 months.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/skincancerbasics/a/melanoma_mets.htm
What Is Melanoma of the Eye? - Symptoms and Treatment
May 21, 2014 ... Ocular melanoma is a rare type of melanoma that affects the eye. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment of melanoma of the eye.
http://cancer.about.com/od/melanoma/a/eye_melanoma.htm
Melanoma Skin Cancer Treatment With Interleukin
Apr 28, 2014 ... that has spread beyond the skin to distant organs is called "metastatic" (or stage IV ) melanoma. Although treatment options are currently very ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/interleukin.htm
Melanoma - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
Description. An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of melanoma. Alternative Names. Skin Cancer. Diagnosis. An experienced ...
http://adam.about.com/reports/000032_5.htm
The LDH Test for Melanoma and Detection of Metastasis - Skin Cancer
Although LDH is not specific for melanoma, it may be useful at diagnosis or to monitor post-surgery (adjuvant) treatment. The staging system for melanoma uses ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/LDH.htm
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