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Suggest treatment for melanoma

Apr 2013
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Why can’t dermatologist remove my melanoma, He is sending me to an oncologist
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 in Lump
Answered by Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein 50 minutes later
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Hi and welcome.

Melanoma or suspicious melamoma should be removed by dermatologist or surgeon,usually plastic surgeon. However, if there are signs of metastases or lymph node involvement then oncologist should be consulted because of possible chemotherapy. also, after melanoma is removed, oncologist should be consulted for further therapy.

Wish you good health. Regards
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