Treatment By Stage

Melanoma Treatment Options Treatment By Stage

In this section, you will find information about approved treatments for each stage of melanoma as well as clinical trials for which you may be eligible.

Stage 0

The standard of treatment for Stage 0 melanoma is re-excision of the original site with a surrounding area of normal-looking skin being taken.

Learn about treatment for Stage 0

Stage I

The standard of treatment for Stage I melanoma is surgery and sometimes sentinel lymph node biopsy, based upon your stage of melanoma and your doctor’s assessment.

Learn about treatments for Stage I

Stage II

The standard of treatment for Stage II melanoma can include surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy, immunotherapy, and clinical trials.

Learn about treatments for Stage II

Stage III

The standard of treatment for Stage III melanoma can include surgery, lymph node dissection, targeted therapies, immunotherapies, and clinical trials.

Learn about treatments for Stage III

Stage IV

The standard of treatment for Stage IV melanoma can include surgery, immunotherapies, targeted therapies, radiation therapy, and clinical trials.

Learn about treatments for Stage IV

Brain Metastases

The standard of treatment for brain metastases can include surgery, radiation, immunotherapies, targeted therapies, chemotherapy, clinical trials, and supportive care.

Learn about treatments for brain metastases

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