Advances in melanoma therapy.

@article{Johnson1998AdvancesIM,
  title={Advances in melanoma therapy.},
  author={Timothy Michael Johnson and Alan M. Yahanda and Alfred E. Chang and Darrell J. Fader and Vernon K. Sondak},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={38 5 Pt 1},
  pages={
          731-41
        }
}
This review discusses several advances in melanoma therapy that have recently occurred or are presently in a developmental stage. We discuss the history and present dogma regarding assessment of the regional lymph nodes and adjuvant therapy for melanoma. Of special interest is radiolymphatic sentinel node mapping of the lymph nodes and adjuvant interferon alfa-2b for thick primary lesions and stage III disease. We also discuss several evolving novel and innovative genetic immunotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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