NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Melanoma - page 67

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Melanoma, Version 1.2014
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of recurrence. Persistent melanoma is when cancer
cells remain after surgery or other treatments. A
nonmetastatic recurrence is cancer that came back
after treatment but hasn’t spread beyond the area
near the first tumor. Metastatic melanoma is cancer
that has spread to parts of the body far from the first
tumor.
Next steps:
For persistent melanoma or
nonmetastatic recurrence, see Part 5.4
for recommended tests and treatment.
For metastatic melanoma, see Part 5.5
for recommended tests and treatment.
5.3
Treatment guide
Regional melanoma
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