Lack of Guidelines Cause Vulvar/Vaginal Melanoma Treatment Challenges

Source: Targeted Ontology, December 2021

According to Wilhite, vulvar and vaginal melanoma is a rare disease, accounting for 1% of melanomas.

Due to its rarity, there are no specific therapy guidelines. So, while it is a different disease from cutaneous melanoma, guidelines for treatment mimic that disease. According to Wilhite, while there is an understanding on the differences between those 2 disease, there is not really a sense on how that difference affects therapy.

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