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18 Maggio 2018

Updated ASCO/SSO Guideline on Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma: Addressing Fundamental Clinical Questions

May 10, 2018 – In the mid-1990s, the surgical management of patients presenting with primary cutaneous melanomas changed forever when the sentinel lymph node biopsy technique was introduced by Dr. Donald Morton and colleagues at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Los Angeles.1 This technique was rapidly taken up by melanoma surgeons worldwide, and a long-running and unresolved debate about the role of elective regional lymph node dissection at the same time as wide … (leggi tutto)