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Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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Doctor explaining adjuvant therapy to treat melanoma to a patient.
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Man asking his doctor questions.
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Surgeons operating.
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Am I a good candidate for adjuvant therapy?


Immune system fighting off cancer cells.
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What types of adjuvant therapy will we be considering?


Choosing between two adjuvant therapy treatments.
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How do we choose one adjuvant therapy over the other?


Doctor explaining the side effects of adjuvant therapy.
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What are the side effects of adjuvant therapy for melanoma?


Clock.
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How long does this treatment take?


Nurse setting up an IV drip.
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How will I be taking the medication?


Adjuvant therapy working for a melanoma patient.
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How can I know if the adjuvant therapy is working?


Scientific research
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Is it a concern that this is a newer therapy?


Doctor telling success stories to a patient.
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What results have you seen with other patients?


Middle age man feeling optimistic about melanoma treatment.
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Is adjuvant therapy considered a cure for my melanoma?


Elizabeth Millard

Elizabeth Millard

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Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.