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Treatment

Treatment of melanoma is determined by your stage of melanoma. Treatment is not “one size fits all” but will be personalised with the guidance of your treating clinician and may include surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy and radiation therapy.

“My treatment decisions were complex and determined by a number of factors, I was lucky as my Doctor was very good at explaining this and helping me understand the treatment options available to me so that I could make an informed choice.”

Treatment of Melanoma

Treatment of melanoma is determined by your stage of melanoma. Treatment is not “one size fits all” but will be personalised with the guidance of your treating clinician and may include surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy and radiation therapy.
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Treatment centres

People with melanoma can be treated in a wide range of clinical settings depending on your stage of melanoma but there are a number of specialist treatment centres around the country.
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Concerns During & After Treatment

It is important to allow yourself to adjust to the physical and emotional changes that can happen during and after treatment of melanoma.
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Managing Side Effects

After surgery or while you are undergoing immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and/or radiation therapy, you may experience side effects.
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Complementary Therapies

Complementary therapies are types of therapies not scientifically proven but accepted as ways that may help treat a certain condition.
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What is a clinical trial?

Clinical trials are medical research studies that aim to find better ways to prevent, screen, diagnose or treat a disease. It is important to remember that clinical trials are strictly voluntary and participants can withdraw at any time.
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