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Cancers 2010, 2(2), 955-969; doi:10.3390/cancers2020955
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Systemic Therapy of Non-Resectable Metastatic Melanoma

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Received: 8 March 2010 / Revised: 11 May 2010 / Accepted: 12 May 2010 / Published: 26 May 2010
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Abstract

In advanced metastatic melanoma (non-resectable stage III/IV), the prognosis still remains poor, with median survival times between six and twelve months. Systemic therapeutic approaches for metastatic melanoma include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, immunochemotherapy, small molecules and targeted therapy. In this review, we will focus on the various treatment modalities as well as new agents used for targeted therapy.
Keywords: melanoma; metastatic; chemotherapy; targeted therapy; small molecules melanoma; metastatic; chemotherapy; targeted therapy; small molecules
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Orouji, A.; Goerdt, S.; Utikal, J. Systemic Therapy of Non-Resectable Metastatic Melanoma. Cancers 2010, 2, 955-969.

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