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Study Suggests Which Melanoma Patients May Avoid Sentinel Node Biopsy

Results from a large cohort study indicate that a proportion of stage pT1b-pT2a melanoma patients could potentially avoid entinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB).

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Source of DNA mutations in melanoma

The mutations that give rise to melanoma result from a chemical conversion in DNA fueled by sunlight — not just a DNA copying error as previously believed, reports a study by Van Andel Institute scientists published today in Science Advances.

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Melanoma incidence, prevalence have increased in US in recent decades

While melanoma incidence and prevalence in the U.S. increased between 1990 and 2019, mortality rates remained stable over that time, according to findings from a mathematical model.

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Future Management of Uveal Melanoma

Richard D. Carvajal, MD: Marlana, this has been a great conversation. Let’s close with future directions.

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