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Skin Cancer Treatment


Many treatment options are available to those newly diagnosed with skin cancer or those whose disease has recurred. The following introductions to skin cancer treatment include surgical techniques, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, as well as their respective side effects.
  1. Skin Cancer Treatment Basics
  2. Basal and Squamous Cell Cancer Treatments
  3. Melanoma Treatments
  4. Clinical Trials

Skin Cancer Treatment Basics

General overviews of the available treatments for the different types of skin cancer, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, surgery, topical creams, and more.

Basal and Squamous Cell Cancer Treatments

A collection of easy-to-understand introductions to the available treatments for nonmelanoma skin cancers such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma.

Melanoma Treatments

Learn more about common treatments for melanoma in its various stages, including melanoma localized to the skin or to local lymph nodes, or melanoma that has spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body.

Clinical Trials

Those who take part in clinical trials get access to the latest treatments that are often not available anywhere else and may offer the only hope for those with advanced skin cancer. Simply put, participation in clinical trials is the only way research will advance toward an eventual cure for melanoma and other skin cancers.

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