What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to look at blood, tumor, and lymph node tissue from people with melanoma so we can improve diagnostic methods and therapies for people with melanoma.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
- Adults with melanoma having surgery, biopsy, or treatment
What is Involved?
If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Have a biopsy of your melanoma taken
- Have a tissue sample of your lymph node(s) taken
- Have a blood sample taken up to 3 times a month