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Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Options

Learn more about common metastatic melanoma treatment options for patients with stage III or IV disease. Your doctor says that your biopsy indicates a diagnosis of advanced melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer. What's next? What are...

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How to Recognize an Infection After Skin Cancer Removal

If you’ve recently undergone skin cancer removal and are experiencing any discharge, redness, pain, or swelling, you may have an infection. Have you recently undergone skin cancer removal surgery and are currently experiencing discharge, redness,...

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How Merkel Cell Carcinoma Is Treated

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that's treated with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer. It is a fast-growing cancer that requires...

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How Bowen's Disease Is Treated

There are a number of treatment options for Bowen's disease, including surgery, nonsurgical local treatments, and topical drugs. Bowen's disease is an early form of skin cancer that affects the outermost layer of the skin. The disease appears as...

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Skin Cancer Treatment

Navigating the choices for skin cancer treatment starts with understanding your options. Learn more about targeted therapy, surgery, and chemotherapy.

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Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Options

Learn more about common metastatic melanoma treatment options for patients with stage III or IV disease. Your doctor says that your biopsy indicates a diagnosis of advanced melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer. What's next? What are...

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Aldara for the Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Aldara (imiquimod) is a prescription topical cream used to treat basal cell carcinoma and solar keratosis. Learn about its use and side effects. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer worldwide and is among the most curable if...

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Tips for Coping With Interferon Side Effects

A high dose of interferon is currently the only treatment approved for melanoma patients at high risk of recurrence after surgery. Here are some tips for coping with interferon side effects. Unfortunately, a high dose of interferon, also known...

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Interleukin-2 for Metastatic Melanoma

If your doctor has recommended interleukin-2 to treat your stage IV melanoma, this overview will arm you with the critical information you need to understand how it works, its effectiveness and its side effects. Interleukin-2 (IL-2) for metastatic...

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Mohs Surgery: How to Prepare

Mohs surgery is a minimally disruptive, highly effective option to remove skin cancer. See how to prepare. Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons. Mohs surgery is a surgical and microscopic procedure that is used to treat skin cancers. It can take...

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Electrodesiccation and Curettage for Skin Cancer

Electrodesiccation and curettage is a procedure performed in the office setting by dermatologists for the treatment of pre-cancers and skin cancers. If you've been diagnosed with a skin cancer, your physician may have presented you with various...

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