Cancer care

Residual melanoma rare after wide local excision: Australian study

Residual melanoma is rare in wide local excisions (WLE) post complete excision biopsy (CEB), but the practice is still important for preventing local recurrence, according to Australian researchers. A study of 640 patients with in situ or invasive melanoma excised between 2013 and 2015 found only 20 (3.1%) had residual disease upon WLE. Of these, ...

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