Extensive lymph node surgery may not be necessary for some patients with melanoma

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Published: 30 May 2015
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Prof Claus Garbe - University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

Prof Garbe presents, at a press conference at ASCO 2015, a randomised study finds that surgical removal of the lymph nodes surrounding a melanoma tumour after a positive lymph node biopsy (melanoma found in node) does not improve survival.

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