Disease Information

Intraocular 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

Melanoma Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of melanoma.

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 & 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

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing skin cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.