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Most people will have surgery after their biopsy. This is to remove more skin tissue from the area. It’s known as a wide local excision and makes sure that there are no melanoma cells left behind.
The most common surgery for melanoma is called a wide local excision.
If your melanoma has spread to nearby lymph nodes you will have surgery to remove them.
Your surgery will be carefully planned to make sure you are well cared for.
A team of specialists will plan your surgery. This will include a surgeon who specialises in your type of cancer.
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