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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. Staging helps your healthcare team ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/staging.htm
Clark Level and Breslow Thickness for Melanoma Staging
Jun 3, 2014 ... Your doctor says that your melanoma is stage IIA (T2bN0M0), Clark level III and Breslow depth 2 mm. You wonder what foreign language she's ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/clark_breslow.htm
Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Options - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 20, 2014 ... 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
Early-Stage Melanoma Treatment Options - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 14, 2014 ... Here is an overview of what to expect. (A description of treatment options for more advanced stage III and IV melanoma is also available.) ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/mtreatment.htm
Melanoma Metastasis: Where and Why Melanoma Can Spread?
Jun 2, 2014 ... Melanoma metastasis occurs when a melanoma lesion recurs ... This occurs in stage III and IV melanoma and is called melanoma metastasis.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/skincancerbasics/a/melanoma_mets.htm
Skin Cancer Imaging - CT, MRI and PET Scans
Jun 19, 2014 ... If your physician suspects that you have metastatic melanoma (stage III or IV), there are several tools available to confirm the diagnosis, ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/diagnosis/a/imaging.htm
Pros and Cons of Interferon for Melanoma Treatment ... - Skin Cancer
Jul 15, 2009 ... The value of a year of high-dose interferon-alfa2b (IFN) for the treatment of stage III melanoma after surgery remains a source of controversy ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/ifn_debate.htm
Top 5 New Melanoma Treatments - Skin Cancer - About.com
Feb 10, 2009 ... Treatment of advanced (stage III and IV) melanoma is in desperate need of some good news. Although the incidence of melanoma is ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/melanoma_trials.htm
Pros and Cons of Lymph Node Dissection for Melanoma - Skin Cancer
Jun 13, 2014 ... The overall number of nodes containing melanoma cells is a predictor of survival for patients who have stage III disease, and only a CLND can ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/lymph_node_dissection.htm
Interferon - Melanoma Skin Cancer Treatment With Interferon
Jan 29, 2013 ... The standard initial treatment for melanoma is the surgical removal of ... stage IIB -- tumors more than 4 mm (about 1/6 of an inch) thick with no ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/a/interferon.htm
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