How effective is skin grafting for treating melanoma?

Not a treatment. Skin grafting is not a treatment for melanoma. There are multiple treatments available depending on the extent of the disease. Excision of the melanoma whether via traditional surgery or Moh's excision can leave a defect or gap in the skin and skin grafting is often used to fill that defect and recreate the barrier function of your skin.

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Is skin grafting effective?

Yes. If there is an open wound, but no exposed bone or tendon, then a skin graft can work well to get the wound closed. It's not pretty, but it is functional. Read more...