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Optimising prediction of early metastasis-free survival in uveal melanoma using a four-category model incorporating gene expression profile and tumour size

Since largest basal diameter (LBD) seems to have independent prognostic worth in uveal melanoma (UM), this topic is further studied herein among all patients undergoing plaque brachytherapy or enucleation for UM involving the choroid and/or ciliary body between 2012 and 2019.

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Association of histologic regression with a favorable outcome in patients with stage 1 and stage 2 cutaneous melanoma

In patients with primary cutaneous melanoma, this study was undertaken to investigate if histologically confirmed regression was correlated with better or worse survival.

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Impact of the time interval between primary melanoma excision and sentinel node biopsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Researchers conducted this systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the connection between time from biopsy to sentinel-node biopsy (SLNB) and patients’ outcomes for melanoma.

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Treating Melanoma in Situ During a Pandemic with Telemedicine and a Combination of Imiquimod, 5-Fluorouracil, and Tretinoin

The recent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created a quandary for the physician in terms of evaluating and treating cutaneous skin cancers, particularly melanomas.

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