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BY Bob Wilkes

In 2012, my dermatologist in South Carolina noticed a bump on my cheek. A biopsy showed that I had stage IV melanoma. 

We’d heard immunotherapy had proven successful in treating certain types of melanoma. But because I had an autoimmune disease, I was not eligible for this treatment at the time. Researchers still needed to figure out how to safely administer immunotherapy to patients with autoimmune conditions.

Melanoma survivor Bob Wilkes

BY Kellie Bramlet

Whether you're a patient or a caregiver, cancer treatment is stressful. But our social work counselors can help.

At MD Anderson,...

BY MD Anderson

Deborah F. MacFarlane, M.D., professor in the Department of Dermatology at MD Anderson
answers questions about Mohs surgery as treatment...