Neurologic complications of melanoma

Justine V Cohen, Nancy Wang, Vyshak A Venur, Matthew J Hadfield, Daniel P Cahill, Kevin Oh, Priscilla K Brastianos
Cancer 2020 February 1, 126 (3): 477-486
Neurologic complications are common in patients with melanoma and are often associated with a poor prognosis. In an era with new, effective treatments, patients are living longer, and this has resulted in an increase in complications of both the disease and the therapy. A multidisciplinary approach to neurologic complications in patients with melanoma, with involvement from medical oncology, neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, and often neurosurgery, is necessary. In this review, neurologic complications of melanoma, including clinical implications and treatment strategies, are described.

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