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  1. Stages of Melanoma From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... following stages are used for melanoma: Stage 0 (Melanoma in Situ) Stage 0 melanoma in situ. Abnormal melanocytes are in the epidermis (outer layer ... nearby normal tissue . Stage 0 is also called melanoma in situ . Millimeters (mm). A sharp pencil point is about ...
  2. Treatment Options by Stage (Melanoma) From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Treatment Options by Stage Stage 0 (Melanoma in Situ) Treatment of stage 0 is usually surgery to remove the area of abnormal cells and a small amount of normal tissue around ...
  3. Melanoma: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcome (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... skin). Your dermatologist may refer to this as melanoma in situ or stage 0. In this stage, the cure rate with surgical removal is nearly 100%. When melanoma grows deeper into the skin or spreads, treatment ...
  4. Skin Cancer Facts for Your State (Environmental Protection Agency)  
    ... didn’t feel right. The result: a large melanoma in situ. The first two operations to remove it weren’ ...
  5. Skin Cancer (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... is estimated that 137,310 new cases of melanoma, 63,440 noninvasive (in situ) and 73,870 invasive, will be diagnosed in 2015. 5 Invasive melanoma is projected to be the fifth most common ...
  6. ... the irregular cells out at the margins. My melanoma was classified as in situ (on the site)—it hadn't penetrated below the surface of the skin before it had progressed to a Stage 1 melanoma. So I didn't need to have chemotherapy ...
  7. What Is Cancer? From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... the skin. A dysplastic nevus can turn into melanoma, although most do not. An even more serious condition is carcinoma in situ. Although it is sometimes called cancer, carcinoma in ...
  8. Cancers Affecting the Retina (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    ... Disorders Retinal Disorders Cancers Affecting the Retina Choroidal melanoma Choroidal metastases Also Of Interest (Quiz) Visual Loss, Sudden (Video) LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis) Eye Surgery (News) Americans Get Too Many ...
  9. How Is Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... tests have names such as immunohistochemistry (IHC), fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and comparative genomic hybridization (CGH). If the samples do contain melanoma, the pathologist will look at certain important features ...
  10. What Is Anal Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... high-grade AIN need to be treated. Carcinoma in situ Sometimes abnormal cells on the inner surface layer ... deeper layers. This condition is known as carcinoma in situ , (pronounced in SY-too), or CIS . Another name ...
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