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  1. Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma

    Treatment of iris melanoma may include the following: Watchful waiting. Surgery (local tumor resection or enucleation). Plaque radiation therapy. Ciliary Body Melanoma Treatment of tumors in the ciliary body and choroid may include the following: Plaque r

  2. Intraocular (Uveal) Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Recurrent Intraocular Melanoma

    The prognosis for any patient with recurring or relapsing disease is poor,regardless of cell type or stage. The question and selection of further treatment depends on many factors,including the extent of the lesion,age and health of the patient,prior treatment,and site of recurrence,as well as individual patient considerations. Clinical trials are appropriate and should be considered ...

  3. Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Option Overview

    Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer treatment

  4. Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

    Basal Cell Carcinoma Treatment of basal cell carcinoma may include the following: Mohs micrographic surgery. Simple excision. Electrodesiccation and curettage. Cryosurgery. Radiation therapy. Laser surgery. Topical chemotherapy with fluorouracil. Photodynamic therapy. A clinical trial of biologic therapy. Follow-up skin exams are important for people with basal cell carcinoma because ...

  5. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage IV and Recurrent Melanoma

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) STAGE IV MELANOMA IS DEFINED BY THE AMERICAN JOINT COMMITTEE ON CANCER'S TNM ...

  6. Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Questions or Comments About This Summary

    If you have questions or comments about this summary, please send them to Cancer.gov through the Web site's Contact Form. We can respond only to email messages written in English.

  7. Interventions With Inadequate Evidence as to Whether They Reduce Risk of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

    Sunscreen Use and Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Avoidance Benefits The evidence that interventions designed to reduce exposure to UV radiation by the use of sunscreen,protective clothing,or limitation of sun exposure time decrease the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer is inadequate. A randomized study suggested a possible reduction in incidence of squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs),but study ...

  8. Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - What is screening?

    Screening is looking for cancer before a person has any symptoms. This can help find cancer at an early stage. When abnormal tissue or cancer is found early,it may be easier to treat. By the time symptoms appear,cancer may have begun to spread. Scientists are trying to better understand which people are more likely to get certain types of cancer. They also study the things we do and the ...

  9. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage II Melanoma

    Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) Stage II melanoma is defined by the following clinical stage groupings: T2b,...

  10. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Stages of Melanoma

    After melanoma has been diagnosed,tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the skin or to other parts of the body. The process used to find out whether cancer has spread within the skin or to other parts of the body is called staging. The information gathered from the staging process determines the stage of the disease. It is important to know the stage in order to plan ...

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