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Melanoma is a serious illness, like all cancers. But it can often be treated, especially in its earliest stages. Find out what to expect from melanoma treatment and care.

Treatment

Surgery to remove melanoma is a key part of treatment. And sometimes radiation is used. Learn more here.

After you've had melanoma, there's a lot you can do to protect your skin. Read seven tips.

Read about interferon and other medications for melanoma.

Learn about the two most common types of surgery used to treat melanoma.

Read about radiation therapy and complementary therapies for melanoma.

Are you caring for someone who’s seriously ill with melanoma? You may want to seek support in WebMD’s caregiving support group.This link takes you there.

Clinical Trials

Learn about melanoma/skin cancer clinical trials. Then, check out sites chosen by WebMD doctors that offer information and services to help you determine if a clinical trial may be right for you.

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