Nancy Lee, MD | Authors

Melanoma Metastatic to Multiple Visceral Organs: Further Considerations

June 15, 2010

The case report by Magnuson and Halligan presents the palliative treatment of a patient with stage IV melanoma, distantly metastatic to several sites, including the lung, pulmonary vein, left atrium, and CNS. The article focuses on the external beam radiotherapy employed to treat the cardiac metastasis and includes a discussion of the role of radiotherapy in treating metastatic melanoma.