My patient has melanoma... Now what? | Overview
An accurate excision biopsy is necessary for appropriate staging, and forms the basis of an ideal management plan being developed. A/Prof Jonathan Stretch discusses the factors to consider following a melanoma diagnosis when developing a management plan and specifies when it is appropriate to refer to a specialist melanoma group. He also touches on the advancements that have been made in the melanoma treatment landscape in recent years.
A/Prof Jonathan Stretch AM
Surgical Oncologist and Deputy Medical Director, Melanoma Institute Australia | Associate Professor of Melanoma and Skin Oncology, The University of Sydney