Choroidal and Ciliary Body Melanoma

Intraocular Melanoma Treatment

There are different types of treatments for intraocular melanoma. The most common treatment is surgery. Radiation therapy, photocoagulation, and thermotherapy may also be used to kill cancer cells in the eye. Learn more about the different treatment options for intraocular melanoma.


Melanoma Treatment

Melanoma treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent melanoma in this expert-reviewed summary.

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin (Merkel cell)

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer that usually starts in areas of skin exposed to the sun. Sun exposure and having a weak immune system can affect the risk of Merkel cell carcinoma. Merkel cell carcinoma usually appears as a single painless lump on sun-exposed skin. Find out more about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma.

Nonmelanomatous skin (squamous and basal cell)

Skin Cancer Treatment

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) are the most common types of skin cancer. Find out about risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for skin cancer.

Skin Cancer Screening

Having a skin exam to screen for skin cancer has not been shown to decrease your chance of dying from skin cancer. Learn about this and other tests that have been studied to detect or screen for skin cancer in this expert reviewed summary.

Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin cancer prevention approaches include avoiding risk factors like ultraviolet radiation that comes from the sun, sun lamps, and tanning beds. Learn more about the risks and possible protective factors for skin cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.