Oncology & Cancer

Lymph node dissection declining in SLN-positive melanoma

For patients with sentinel lymph node (SLN)-positive melanoma, fewer patients are undergoing completion lymph node dissection (CLND) and more are receiving adjuvant systemic therapy, according to study published online Jan. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Changing the standard of care for stage III melanoma surgery

For years, surgery for patients with stage III melanoma—melanoma that has spread to the lymph nodes—involved removing those lymph nodes along with the primary tumor. Known as completion lymph node dissection (CLND), the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Medical imaging improves cancer staging

Prof. Tian Chao's group from the Department of Precision Machinery and Instrumentation, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has made progress on the photoacoustic ...

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