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Melanoma Treatment (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 09/19/2014

Stage 0 Melanoma Treatment

Standard Treatment Options for Stage 0 Melanoma
        Excision
Current Clinical Trials



Standard Treatment Options for Stage 0 Melanoma

Standard treatment options for stage 0 melanoma include the following:

  1. Excision.

Excision

Patients with stage 0 disease may be treated by excision with minimal, but microscopically free, margins.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage 0 melanoma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.