FACS Stanley P. L. Leong MD

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Lymph node status is the most reliable prognostic indicator for patients with melanoma and breast cancer. Because it is the first node draining the primary cancer, the sentinel lymph node (SLN) is most likely to harbor metastatic cancer cells. The Breslow thickness of the primary melanoma and the size of primary breast cancer are highly correlated with SLN(More)
Previous studies showed conflicting and inconsistent results regarding the effect of anatomic location of the melanoma on sentinel lymph node (SLN) positivity and/or survival. This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the effect of the anatomic locations of primary melanoma on long-term clinical outcomes. All consecutive cutaneous melanoma patients(More)
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