What are my chances of surviving melanoma?

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  • APhilip Friedlander, MD, Oncology, answered on behalf of The Mount Sinai Health System
    What is the current survival rate for melanoma?

    For stage IV metastatic melanoma, life expectancy is around 8 to 10 months. In this video, Philip Friedlander, MD, an oncologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, discusses survivability rates for melanoma.

  • AJeanine Downie, MD, Dermatology, answered
    The survival rate for patients whose melanoma is detected early, before the tumor has penetrated the skin, is about 99%. The survival rate falls to 15% for those with advanced disease.
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