Prognostic role of sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with cutaneous melanoma: A retrospective study of surveillance, epidemiology, and end-result population-based data

@inproceedings{Chen2016PrognosticRO,
  title={Prognostic role of sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with cutaneous melanoma: A retrospective study of surveillance, epidemiology, and end-result population-based data},
  author={Jie Chen and Yu Xu and Ye Zhou and Yanong Wang and Huiyan Zhu and Ying-qiang Shi},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2016}
}
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a sensitive operation for finding micro-metastasis in patients with cutaneous melanoma without evidence of clinically positive lymph node findings. However, until now, no clinical trials or retrospective studies with large samples have been performed to investigate the clinical role of SLNB for cutaneous melanoma… CONTINUE READING