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Medical Reference Related to Melanoma Skin Cancer

  1. Lymph Node Removal (Lymphadenectomy) for Melanoma

    Lymphadenectomy is surgery to remove cancerous lymph nodes.

  2. Laser Surgery for Skin Cancer

    Laser surgery uses a wavelength of light that is focused in a narrow beam. This high-intensity light is used to shrink or destroy skin cancers or pre-cancers (actinic keratosis). With lasers, there is usually less bleeding, swelling, and scarring. Healing is quicker, and you are less likely to get an infection.Several different types of lasers are used to treat skin cancers, including the carbon dioxide (CO2) laser.

  3. Fluorouracil (5-FU) for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

    Drug details for Fluorouracil (5-FU) for nonmelanoma skin cancer.

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