9 doctors weighed in:
Is there a drug treatment for melanoma?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: 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 survival benefit, something which has not been demonstrated in over 20 years.

In brief: 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 survival benefit, something which has not been demonstrated in over 20 years.
Dr. David Masiello
Dr. David Masiello
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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Yes
There are approved although not universally effective drug treatments for stage 3 and stage 4 melanoma.
However no drug is a substitute for surgical removal of early stage melanoma.

In brief: Yes
There are approved although not universally effective drug treatments for stage 3 and stage 4 melanoma.
However no drug is a substitute for surgical removal of early stage melanoma.
Dr. Eric Whitman
Dr. Eric Whitman
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In brief: Melanoma
The latest systemic treatment for melanoma is a drug called zelboraf or vemurafenib.

In brief: Melanoma
The latest systemic treatment for melanoma is a drug called zelboraf or vemurafenib.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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