- How is melanoma skin cancer treated?
- Surgery for melanoma skin cancer
- Immunotherapy for melanoma skin cancer
- Targeted therapy for melanoma skin cancer
- Chemotherapy for melanoma skin cancer
- Radiation therapy for melanoma skin cancer
- Clinical trials for melanoma skin cancer
- Complementary and alternative therapies for melanoma skin cancer
- Treatment of melanoma skin cancer by stage
- More melanoma skin cancer treatment information
More melanoma skin cancer treatment information
For more details on treatment options—including some that may not be addressed in this document—the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) are good sources of information.
The NCCN, made up of experts from many of the nation’s leading cancer centers, develops cancer treatment guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. These are available on the NCCN website (www.nccn.org). The NCCN has a patient version of treatment guidelines for melanoma on the site as well.
The NCI, part of the US National Institutes of Health, provides treatment information by phone (1-800-4-CANCER) and on its website (www.cancer.gov). Detailed guidelines intended for use by cancer care professionals are also available on www.cancer.gov.
Last Medical Review: 10/29/2013
Last Revised: 09/05/2014