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Does sentinel lymph biopsy for melanoma work well?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It does

The sentinel lymph node procedure is the most significant prognostic tool for melanoma.
It should be performed in the hands of an experienced surgeon such as a surgical oncologist,

In brief: It does

The sentinel lymph node procedure is the most significant prognostic tool for melanoma.
It should be performed in the hands of an experienced surgeon such as a surgical oncologist,
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. R Condon Hughes
Dermatopathology

In brief: Controversial!

This is a hot topic for discussion among medical personnel.
If the sentinel lymph node shows metastatic melanoma, it affects the stage and treatment of the disease. Some studies claim that sentinel node biopsy has an overall effect on the management of the disease, but there is no consensus.

In brief: Controversial!

This is a hot topic for discussion among medical personnel.
If the sentinel lymph node shows metastatic melanoma, it affects the stage and treatment of the disease. Some studies claim that sentinel node biopsy has an overall effect on the management of the disease, but there is no consensus.
Dr. R Condon Hughes
Dr. R Condon Hughes
Thank
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