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What are the follow up treatments for melanoma?

Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

After the original surgical treatment, most patients will need to see their dermatologist for a skin check every three months for one year. If they graduate to a low-risk level, they can come in every six months after that. Adjuvant therapies are continued until the patient is cured.

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