Metastatic Behavior in Melanoma: Timing, Pattern, Survival, and Influencing Factors

  • Faruk Tas
  • Published 2012 in Journal of oncology


Metastatic melanoma (MM) is a fatal disease with a rapid systemic dissemination. This study was conducted to investigate the metastatic behavior, timing, patterns, survival, and influencing factors in MM. 214 patients with MM were evaluated retrospectively. Distant metastases (82%) were the most frequent for patients initially metastatic. The median and 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2012/647684

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