Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Imaging for melanoma

Imaging for melanoma

Melanoma is more likely than other skin cancers to metastasize, or spread to distant bones or distant organs. Several medical imaging procedures may be used to detect cancer cells or tumors throughout the body. Those imaging procedures include:

These procedures are non-invasive and painless. If they reveal suspicious spots or metastases, a more invasive biopsy may be required.