Expert Video - What are the main treatment options for melanoma?
Melanoma expert Dr. Jeffrey Weber from NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center discusses the importance of surgery for early-stage melanoma. Immunotherapy, radiation, and targetedtherapy are additional options for stages 2, 3 and 4. Dr. Weber talks about which options work best at different stages and for different patients, including new drugs that can be injected or rubbed on the skin.
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