dermatology
Skin cancers

Improved risk prediction tool for melanoma spread will reduce sentinel node biopsies

An improved risk prediction tool for melanoma spread will reduce the number of patients undergoing unnecessary sentinel node biopsies, its Australian developers say. The Melanoma Institute of Australia (MIA) has created a 6-item risk prediction tool for sentinel node positivity to help guide clinician-patient discussions around the likely spread of primary melanoma and need for ...

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