In-transit melanoma: an individualized approach.

@article{Grotz2011IntransitMA,
  title={In-transit melanoma: an individualized approach.},
  author={Travis E Grotz and Aaron S Mansfield and Lisa A. Kottschade and Lori A Erickson and Clark C. Otley and Svetomir Nenad Markovic and James W Jakub},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 14},
  pages={
          1340-8
        }
}
The majority of locoregional recurrences in melanoma occur in the form of intradermal or subcutaneous local or in-transit metastasis. In-transit melanoma represents contamination of the lymphatic space that, if treated, can result in long-term cure in a subset of patients. The management of in-transit metastases is challenging, since the treatments and extent of disease vary greatly based on the number, depth, location, and distribution of lesions, and on their biological behavior. A number of… CONTINUE READING

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