Acral melanoma survival rates were half those of patients with other melanomas
(dailyRx News) The skin cancer melanoma comes in a variety of forms. One rare form of this cancer, called acral melanoma, may do something that other melanomas don’t do.
Researchers found that acral melanoma often recurs in the same spot or near the site where it originally developed.
These researchers concluded that surgery to remove acral melanomas may need to take out a wider chunk of tissue than surgery for other melanomas of similar sizes.
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