Surgical management of advanced cutaneous malignant melanoma.

  • Lionel Schour
  • Published 1979 in The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology

Abstract

In the past, surgical treatment of cutaneous melanoma has been determined largely by assessment of the regional nodes by clinical palpation. More recently, an increasing number of reports indicate that measurement of the histologic thickness of primary melanomas and evaluation of the level of penetration of tumor cells into the dermis can predict the… (More)

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