Your doctor will recommend one of a number of treatments that are available depending on the stage of the diagnosed melanoma. If you have a recently detected melanoma it’s important to know all of the possible treatments.
Latvia has a variety of medical facilities that specialise in the detection and treatment of melanoma. Medical facilities can be found in the Specialists section (link to the Specialists section).
Below is a list of typical methods for treating melanoma. A doctor can recommend one or more methods of treatment based on the history of the illness, test results and the stage of the diagnosed melanoma:
Nearly every type of cancer treatment can cause side effects. It’s important to know that all bodies react differently to cancer treatments and some experience side effects. If you experience any kind of side effect it’s essential that you contact your doctor or therapy specialist.