Recent developments in the medical and surgical treatment of melanoma.

  title={Recent developments in the medical and surgical treatment of melanoma.},
  author={Vita Saranga-Perry and Chenwi M. Ambe and Jonathan S. Zager and Ragini Reiney Kudchadkar},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  volume={64 3},
Increasing knowledge of the biology of melanoma has led to significant advances in drug development to fight this disease. Surgery is the primary treatment for localized disease and is an integral part of management in patients with more advanced disease. The last decade has become the era of targeted therapy in melanoma and has revolutionized the treatment of this disease. Since 2011, 4 new agents have been approved for the treatment of patients with metastatic melanoma: ipilimumab… CONTINUE READING
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