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A 40-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Vemurafenib: This was approved in 2011 by the fda and the value of this interacting your particular situation would be discussed with your oncologist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Dermatology
Melanoma : Melanoma stage ii skin cancer is treated by removing the skin cancer surgically not by any oral medication. Close supervision by a dermatologist is im ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends...: Chemotherapy is not the first-line treatment for melanoma, typically surgery would be. Chemotherapy would be used in addition to surgery in high-risk ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: It has been an exciting year in melanoma. There were two new melanoma drugs approved last year and one of these agents was able to demonstrate a surv ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Melanoma include:: Chemotherapy, Radiation therapy, Surgery.
A member asked:
15 years experience General Practice
Yes: The lymph node biopsy is needed to make sure the cancer cells have been removed and/or contained.
The drug treatment is to make sure your health impr ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
31 years experience Dermatology
Melanoma & Biologics: Using data from more than 13, 000 people with rheumatoid arthritis, dr wolf determined that biologic therapy is associated with increased risk for bot ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
27 years experience Pathology
Listen to him.: Stage iii melanoma is advanced, with palpable lymph nodes in its area. It has a 50% 5 year survival if only one node is involved and a 15-20% 5 year ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
See below: Just google for melanoma and you will have as much info as possible.
A 22-year-old male asked:
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Yep it rare: Melanoma can occur on any skin surface. Increased risk in sun exposed areas.
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