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Please describe treatment options for metastatic melanoma?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: SOC vs. trial

I agree with dr. Ho about standard of care (soc) options vs.
Clinical trial. One online way to evaluate clinical trials based on tumor biomarkers in melanoma is here: http://www.Collabrx.Com/melanoma.

In brief: SOC vs. trial

I agree with dr. Ho about standard of care (soc) options vs.
Clinical trial. One online way to evaluate clinical trials based on tumor biomarkers in melanoma is here: http://www.Collabrx.Com/melanoma.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Multiple

Treatment options include surgery, and/or bio-chemotherapy.

In brief: Multiple

Treatment options include surgery, and/or bio-chemotherapy.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Melanoma tx

Treatment options for metastatic melanoma will include: yervoy ( ipilimumab) vs zelboraf ( vemurafenib)-a b-raf inhibitor- only if a b-raf mutation is detected; vs clinical trial vs il-2 ( interleukin 2 (aldesleukin) ) for a limited/selected group of people vs.
Other systemic cheno vs palliative care only/hospice. Please discuss with your oncologist the best treatment for you.

In brief: Melanoma tx

Treatment options for metastatic melanoma will include: yervoy ( ipilimumab) vs zelboraf ( vemurafenib)-a b-raf inhibitor- only if a b-raf mutation is detected; vs clinical trial vs il-2 ( interleukin 2 (aldesleukin) ) for a limited/selected group of people vs.
Other systemic cheno vs palliative care only/hospice. Please discuss with your oncologist the best treatment for you.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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