Tag: primary cutaneous melanoma

Click to read the study in The Lancet Oncology. Click to see previously reported survival outcomes from the same cohort.
The ideal surgical excision margin for patients with thick (>2 mm) localized cutaneous melanomas is unclear, where the risk of recurrence must be weighed against excess morbidity resulting from larger skin defects with wide excision. In this randomized controlled trial, 936 clinically staged patients were recruited and randomly assigned...
2-cm versus 4-cm surgical excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma thicker than 2 mm: long-term follow-up of a multicentre, randomised trial The ideal surgical excision margin for patients with thick (>2 mm) localized cutaneous melanomas is unclear, where the risk of recurrence must be weighed against excess morbidity resulting from...