Treatment of Distant and Irresectable Metastatic Disease

  • Dirk Schadendorf
  • Corinna Kochs
  • Elisabeth Livingstone


Patients who have distant metastatic disease (stage IV) should be discussed in interdisciplinary tumor boards with all relevant clinical partners (e.g., oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists) on a regular basis. Decisions should be based on clinical history and most recent imaging results, which should be available to all decision makers.


Brain Metastasis Clin Oncol Metastatic Melanoma Radiation Oncol Biol Phys Cutaneous Melanoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Schadendorf
    • 1
  • Corinna Kochs
    • 2
  • Elisabeth Livingstone
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatology, Venereology and AllergologyUniversity Hospital EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Department for DermatologyUniversity Hospital EssenEssenGermany

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