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How we monitor stage of mucosal melanoma?

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      I am still new to melanoma, as it is a rare case in Thailand.

      My mom, aged 77, has mucosal melanoma at her upper vagina, which could not be removed by a surgery. Now she is having a radiotherapy, external beam .

      – Any ideas on how we monitor whether it is not spreading?

      – How often do we need a PET-CT?

      It is hard to make her not to worry about a radiation. 

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          In the U.S. most scans in the beginning are done every 3 months.


              Hi Aziza,

              My mom also has mucosal melanoma and she is monitored once every three months. 

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