Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage I Melanoma Treatment
Treatment Options Under Clinical Evaluation for Stage I Melanoma
Treatment options under clinical evaluation for patients with stage I melanoma include the following:
- Clinical trials evaluating new techniques to detect submicroscopic SLN metastasis. Because of the higher rate of treatment failure in the subset of clinical stage I patients with occult nodal disease, clinical trials have evaluated new techniques to detect submicroscopic SLN metastasis to identify patients who may benefit from regional lymphadenectomy with or without adjuvant therapy.
Current Clinical Trials
Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I melanoma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.
General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.
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