Treatment Landscape for Vulvar/Vaginal Melanoma
Source: Targeted Oncology, March 2022
Annelise Wilhite, MD, gynecologic oncology fellow at the University of South Alabama Health explains what current treatment options look like for patients with vulvar/vaginal melanoma.
Treatment options mimic those of cutaneous melanoma due to the rarity of the disease and the lack of specific therapy guidelines for vulvar/vaginal melanoma. Since few patients develop this disease, Wilhite explains that it is difficult to have new clinical trials as the same individuals are always involved.
Finding treatments that work is the main obstacle in this patient population, and further understanding the differences between those 2 diseases is crucial for future developments.READ THE ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE