Tag: metastatic melanoma

1. Patients with melanoma and positive sentinel lymph-nodes treated with immediate completion lymph-node dissection did not have increased melanoma related survival at three years compared to patients who were followed-up with observation and nodal ultrasound. 2. Those patients who underwent completion dissection did have better rates of regional disease control...
Image: PD              1. Combination therapy of nivolumab and ipilimumab achieved rapid and deep tumor regression in a subset of metastatic melanoma patients. 2. The therapy is associated with significant side effects that are comparable to monotherapies. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: This study suggests that...