Lee J Brown

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BACKGROUND Knowledge of variation in diagnosis and surgery in high-risk primary melanoma patients is limited. We assessed frequency and determinants of diagnostic procedures, wide local excision (WLE) and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). METHODS People in Queensland newly diagnosed with melanoma, clinical stage 1b or 2, were recruited prospectively.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this paper is to determine levels of supportive care needs, anxiety, depression and symptoms amongst patients newly diagnosed with localised invasive primary melanoma and if these varied amongst patients who had a sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). We also considered quality of life compared with general population norms. METHODS(More)
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