Patterns of Recurrence Following Complete Response to Regional Chemotherapy for In-Transit Melanoma

  title={Patterns of Recurrence Following Complete Response to Regional Chemotherapy for In-Transit Melanoma},
  author={BA MPHKetanSharma and Georgia M. Beasley and R. Steven Turley and Amanda K. Raymond and MS GloriaBroadwater and Bercedis Peterson and PhD Paul Mosca and Douglas M Tyler},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
Even after complete response (CR) to regional chemotherapy for in-transit melanoma, many patients develop recurrence. Understanding the probability, location, and timing of recurrences can optimize management strategies for this patient population. A prospective database identified patients who underwent 81 first-time hyperthermic isolated limb perfusions (HILPs) and 133 first-time isolated limb infusions (ILIs). Response was defined using the response evaluation criteria in solid tumors… CONTINUE READING


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