Skin cancers

Long term results support 2cm surgical excision margins for thick melanomas

A 20-year follow up study has provided reassurance that 2cm surgical excision margins are appropriate for thick primary melanoma. Results from a Scandinavian study found no difference in melanoma specific or all cause mortality outcomes between patients who had  2cm or a 4cm excision margin for a primary cutaneous melanoma thicker than 2mm. Published in ...

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