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What Should You Know About the Rare—But Severe—Side Effects of Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Adjuvant therapy for melanoma can help prevent a recurrence of the serious skin cancer—but there's the potential for life-threatening side effects. Learn the symptoms and how to protect yourself.

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Improving on Melanoma Adjuvant Therapy

Researchers continue to work to refine and improve the effectiveness, tolerability, and precision of melanoma adjuvant therapies to best suit each patient.

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After Your Melanoma Is 'Clear': Adjuvant Therapy?

Learn more about these treatments that can help prevent your cancer from returning, what to expect, and whether they might work for your case.

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Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic melanoma, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

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Is a Cure for Melanoma on the Horizon?

One cancer researcher says "we will be curing a significant majority of melanoma patients by 2030."

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Here's What to Ask Your Doctor About Adjuvant Therapy

Find out whether you're a good candidate for follow-up treatment that can help keep the melanoma from coming back.

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Innovations in Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Advances in various therapies have some melanoma researchers optimistic about future treatment.

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Important: Metastatic Melanoma Follow-Up Care

Follow-up care after metastatic melanoma treatment includes skin exams, imaging, screenings for other cancers, management of side effects, and sun protection.

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How a Mole Develops into Stage 4 Melanoma

Only four percent of skin cancers are melanoma, but it accounts for three-quarters of all skin cancer-related deaths.

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Stage 4 Melanoma Diagnosis – What Comes Next?

You’ve gotten a stage 4 melanoma diagnosis. You’re scared and uncertain for your future. A team of doctors will explain your options for treatment.