Surgery for Melanoma and Breast Cancer 1 of 2

Overview:
Part one of this two-part program covers melanoma, focusing on the latest surgical approaches for treating this disease.

Specific topics addressed include:

  • What is melanoma
  • Melanoma risk factors
  • What melanoma looks like
  • Diagnosing/staging
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Surgery to remove melanoma
  • Treatments for melanoma that has spread
  • Recurrent melanoma
  • Melanoma prevention

Guest:
Dr. Susan Kesmodel, a surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, and an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: January 25, 2013

         
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