Understanding Your Pathology Report: Melanoma
Almost every cancer diagnosis is received on a pathology report. This article will help you interpret what the pathology report of a melanoma means.
Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Malignant Melanoma of the Skin
Melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is usually treated with surgery. This article details the surgical procedures used in the diagnosis, staging and treatment of melanoma, the possible risks associated with these surgeries and how to care for yourself at home.
Surgical Procedures: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Information about a sentinel lymph node biopsy and what to expect during and after the surgery.
Home Exercises Following Groin Lymph Node Dissection
Lymph node dissection and removal can be necessary during the treatment course of some types of cancer. It is important to maintain mobility and strength after this type of biopsy. Exercises can aid in recovery from groin lymph node dissection. You doctor or nurse will let you know when you can start doing these exercises. These exercises are not meant to hurt — Do not strain, do not hold your breath.
Home Exercises Following Keystone Flap Surgery
It is important to maintain flexibility and movement following surgery. In this article exercises are provided to aid in recovery from Keystone Flap Surgery.