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Upstate Cancer Center offers team approach to treating melanoma

surgeon Scott Albert, MDMelanoma accounts for only about 1 percent of skin cancers, but it's the skin cancer most likely to grow and spread, and the deadliest. A multi-specialist team at the Upstate Cancer Center helps patients make sense of their melanoma treatment options, which may include surgery, medication or radiation, or a combination. For some patients, participation in a clinical trial may have benefits, explains Upstate surgeon Scott Albert, MD.