Contemporary surgical treatment of advanced-stage melanoma.

@article{Essner2004ContemporaryST,
  title={Contemporary surgical treatment of advanced-stage melanoma.},
  author={Richard Essner and Jonathan H. Lee and Leslie A. Wanek and H Itakura and Donald L. Morton},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={139 9},
  pages={
          961-6; discussion 966-7
        }
}
HYPOTHESIS The clinical treatment of patients with stage IV melanoma according to criteria of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) is controversial because the 5-year survival rate is approximately 5%. Specific clinicopathologic factors are predictive of survival following curative surgery. DESIGN Cohort analysis of 1574 successive patients undergoing surgical resection of metastatic melanoma for a 29-year period. Patients received follow-up on a routine basis with serial… CONTINUE READING

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