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Your treatment depends on where your melanoma is, how deep it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health. A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.

Treatment decisions

Find out about how your doctor decides which treatment you need for melanoma skin cancer, the types of treatment you might have and treatment by stage.

Melanoma vaccines

Read about vaccines for melanoma skin cancer.


Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. Read about planning radiotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.


The type of surgery you need depends on the stage of your melanoma and where it is in your body. Read about the different types of surgery for melanoma.

Treatment for advanced melanoma

Treatments can help to control symptoms when melanoma is advanced.

Follow up appointments

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for melanoma skin cancer.

Last reviewed: 
12 Feb 2016

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