stage I melanoma

Pronunciation: (... MEH-luh-NOH-muh)

Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IA, the tumor is not more than 1 millimeter thick, with or without ulceration (a break in the skin). In stage IB, the tumor is more than 1 but not more than 2 millimeters thick, without ulceration.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2018-09-24Melanoma TreatmentTratamiento del melanoma