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Advanced Melanoma: Disease Background Interview with Michael Postow, MD

There are various types of skin cancer. However, melanoma tends to be the most aggressive form. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with melanoma, it is important to step back and get educated about the disease before making decisions on treatment. Many new treatments for melanoma are coming down the pipeline. Having an understanding of how the disease presents, and knowing the options for treatment and management, can improve a patientís outcomes and quality of life. To help guide patients through a diagnosis and provide them with knowledge to work with their cancer care teams, Dr. Philippa Cheetham interviews Dr. Michael Postow, a medical oncologist from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, on key considerations surrounding melanoma. Participants include:
  • Host: Philippa Cheetham, MD
  • Doctor: Michael A. Postow, MD, medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Episode 1 Distinguishing Melanoma From Other Skin Cancers
Dr. Michael Postow highlights the main types of skin cancers, discusses the incidence of melanoma, and its typical presentation, and briefly explains the role of surgery to remove cancerous lesions on the skin.
Episode 2 Detecting Melanoma That Has Spread
Episode 3 Understanding Adjuvant Therapy in Melanoma
Episode 4 Immunotherapy Versus Targeted Therapy
Episode 5 Considerations Prior to Start of Therapy
Episode 6 Top Concerns of Patients
Episode 7 Additional Approaches in Advanced Melanoma
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