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MRV Newletter Issue 10, May 2019

 

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Patterns of recurrence and retreatment outcomes among clinical stage I and II head and neck melanoma patients

Source: MDLinx, April 2019 Authors evaluated the survival outcomes in candidates who underwent retreatment of recurrent cutaneous melanoma of the head and neck between January 1, 2000, and December 31, 2015. Development of recurrence was observed in 33 cases. At last follow-up, they found 66% of candidates who developed local recurrence first and 50% of […]

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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound with perflubutane for sentinel lymph node mapping in cutaneous melanoma: A pilot study

Source: MDLinx, April 2019 In this single-arm pilot study in a swine animal model, authors estimated the accessibility of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) to recognize the sentinel lymph node (SLN) associated with cutaneous melanoma. They observed 5 primary cutaneous melanomas with a mean area of 4.36?±?4.75?cm2 and Breslow depth of 3.6?±?1.5?mm. They also recognized 6 SLN with […]

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Patient videos for those about to start immunotherapy

February 2019 A group of researchers at Peter Mac have spent the past year working with patients, family members, nurses and medical oncologists to develop a series of videos for patients about to start immunotherapy. We developed these videos “brand free” so they are suitable for use by all patients, irrespective of the type of […]

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