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Regional Perfusion Therapy for Confined Melanoma

Regional perfusion therapy may be a treatment option for tumors resulting from the spread of melanoma that are confined to a single organ or region of the body.

Regionally confined melanoma is a skin cancer that has spread through the bloodstream to another area of the body.

Many tumors that are too advanced to be removed surgically remain confined to a single organ or region of the body. For these cancers, regional perfusion may be an option.

Perfusion Therapy Treatments for Confined Melanoma

Isolated Hepatic Perfusion (IHP) – A surgical technique used to treat nonresectable melanoma that has spread to the liver.

Learn more about additional treatment options for melanoma at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.