Est-ce qu'on guérit d'un mélanome ?

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Est-ce qu'on guérit d'un mélanome ?

Est-ce qu'on guérit d'un mélanome ?

Peut-on guérir d'un mélanome? 80 à 85 % des personnes qui ont un mélanome guérissent de façon simple par un traitement chirurgical adéquat.

What is the difference between carcinoma and melanoma?

  • Carcinoma attack basal skin cells (bottom level ones) and squamous pores and top layer skin cells
  • A pale,light red lesion,might appear to on the area of effect and may have an opening in the center (just like an ulcer)
  • If removed,the body moves to full restoration
  • In case of more damaging tumors,radiations might be used

What is the cause of malignant melanoma?

  • Skin cancers like melanoma have damaged DNA (mutations) in skin cells that lead to uncontrolled growth of these cells. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun or tanning beds can cause mutations in DNA and is a major cause of melanoma.

How is melanoma cured?

  • Neither radiation nor chemotherapy will cure advanced melanoma, but either treatment may slow the disease and relieve symptoms. Chemotherapy, sometimes in combination with immunotherapy -- such as interferon, interleukin-2 -- is generally preferred. If melanoma spreads to the brain, radiation is used to slow the growth and control symptoms.

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