Recent advancements in melanoma management

Intern Med J. 2021 Mar;51(3):327-333. doi: 10.1111/imj.15228.


The treatment options for patients with melanoma have expanded significantly over the past decade. In particular, the use of targeted therapy and immunotherapy has dramatically transformed the outlook for patients with advanced disease. These treatments are now being utilised as adjuvant therapy for patients with earlier stage melanoma after surgical resection. We review the latest updates for melanoma staging, surgical resection, radiotherapy and systemic therapies.

Keywords: immunotherapy; melanoma; targeted therapy.