Expert Video - How is melanoma treated with surgery?
Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, explains wide local excision, the surgery technique used to treat early-stage melanoma. He describes how surgeons find and remove sentinel lymph nodes where the cancer has spread, and the options for removing a small tumor that remains after drug therapy.
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This educational activity has been developed by the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
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