What is the role of surgical excision in the treatment of recurrent melanoma?

Updated: Mar 08, 2019
  • Author: Jonathan B Heistein, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Surgical excision offers the most efficacious results in sites where it can be accomplished; however, melanoma is usually refractory to most standard systemic therapy.


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