NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Melanoma, Version 1.2014
Part 5 is a guide through the treatment
options for people with melanoma. It
shows what tests and treatments are
recommended under which conditions.
This information is taken from the
treatment guidelines written by NCCN
experts for melanoma doctors.
Much effort has been made to make this guide easy
to read. Charts list the treatment options and map
the steps through the treatment process. The text
along with each chart explains the information shown
in the chart. Some words that you may not know are
defined on the page and in the
on page 92.
Words defined in the
are underlined when
first used on a page. More information about the tests
and treatments in this guide can be found in Parts 2