Targeted Therapy Will Have to Wait

August 1, 2003
Paula Moyer

Paula Moyer is a medical writer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

San Francisco - The future of melanoma treatment may include a union of surgical and medical oncology in which treatments such as interferon play an important role, according to Donald P. Lawrence, M.D. However, it is less likely that melanoma treatment will evolve to include genetically targeted therapies such as imatinib (Gleevec) in the future.