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This page contains links to eMedTV Skin Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Melanoma Treatment to Merkel Cell Carcinoma. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Melanoma Treatment
    Choices for treating melanoma include surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiation therapy. This eMedTV Web page describes each of these treatment options in detail. Side effects and follow-up visits are also discussed.
  • Melanoma Treatment by Stage
    This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at melanoma treatment by stage. It explains the various options, including those for palliative care, for stages 0 through IV, as well as for recurrent melanoma.
  • Melanoma Treatments
    Surgery and chemotherapy are two of the treatment options for melanoma. This eMedTV Web selection briefly describes why early treatment is so important and lists some of the other ways of controlling this disease.
  • Melanome
    A mole that changes color and size may be a sign of melanoma, a type of skin cancer. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at melanoma, including information on whom it typically affects and treatment options. Melanome is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Melanomia
    As this eMedTV page explains, melanoma is a type of skin cancer that has the ability to spread to other parts of the body. This page also describes who may have an increased risk of developing melanoma. Melanomia is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Melenoma
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, melanoma is one of the most serious types of skin cancer. This page further describes melanoma, including possible signs of the condition. Melenoma is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Melinoma
    As a type of skin cancer, melanoma has the ability to spread to other parts of the body if left untreated. This eMedTV page further discusses melanoma, including possible risk factors and treatment options. Melinoma is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Melonoma
    Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that has the ability to spread to other places in the body. This eMedTV Web segment further describes melanoma, including treatment options and possible signs of melanoma. Melonoma is a common misspelling of melanoma.
  • Merkel Cell
    When cancer cells develop on or under skin and hair follicles, this is referred to as Merkel cell carcinoma. This eMedTV resource discusses who usually gets this disease, possible symptoms, and the likelihood of it spreading to other body parts.
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
    A rare type of cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma most typically occurs in people who are over 70 years of age. This eMedTV page gives a brief overview of this condition, with details on risk factors, characteristics of the disease, and more.
  • Merkel Cell Cancer Info
    Merkel cell cancer develops on or just below the skin and in the hair follicles. This eMedTV resource has more info on this topic, including how your healthcare provider will make a diagnosis and how Merkel cell cancer is typically treated.
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    Merkel cell carcinoma tends to develop on or just beneath the skin's surface and in the hair follicles. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this rare form of cancer, including symptoms, treatment options, and the chances of it metastasizing.
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