Dr. Carvajal Discusses the Biology of Extracutaneous Melanoma

Richard Carvajal, MD
Published: Thursday, Jan 04, 2018



Richard Carvajal, MD, director of Experimental Therapeutics and director of the Melanoma Service at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the biology and distinctions of extracutaneous melanoma.

Extracutaneous melanoma is a very distinct disease from a biological and clinical standpoint, according to Carvajal. Extracutaneous melanoma needs to be thought of as a different disease than cutaneous melanoma, Carvajal adds, since they do not respond to treatments the same way.
 


Richard Carvajal, MD, director of Experimental Therapeutics and director of the Melanoma Service at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the biology and distinctions of extracutaneous melanoma.

Extracutaneous melanoma is a very distinct disease from a biological and clinical standpoint, according to Carvajal. Extracutaneous melanoma needs to be thought of as a different disease than cutaneous melanoma, Carvajal adds, since they do not respond to treatments the same way.
 



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Community Practice Connections™: 13th Annual International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies®Apr 28, 20182.0
Community Practice Connections™: Precision Medicine for Community Oncologists: Assessing the Role of Tumor-Testing Technologies in Cancer CareNov 30, 20181.0
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