The radiotherapy of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma of the head and neck.

@article{Dancuart1980TheRO,
  title={The radiotherapy of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma of the head and neck.},
  author={F Dancuart and Andrew Ralph Harwood and P. J. Fitzpatrick},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1980},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={2279-83}
}
Between 1958 and 1977, 8 cases of lentigo maligna (LM) and 15 cases of lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) were treated with radiotherapy at the Princess Margaret Hospital. Only 1 of the 8 cases of LM recurred following irradiation and this recurrence was controlled with further radiotherapy. Of 15 cases of LMM, 14 were controlled by irradiation for periods ranging from two months to six years postradiotherapy; the 1 recurrence was salvaged with local excision. Conventional orthovoltage irradiation… CONTINUE READING