Oncology & Cancer

Sentinel node biopsy safe, effective in head and neck melanomas

A common technique for determining whether melanoma has spread can be used safely and effectively even in tumors from the head and neck area, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Medical research

Could a scan someday replace lymph node biopsy?

(HealthDay)—Scientists are testing a noninvasive alternative to lymph node biopsy for detecting early signs that melanoma skin cancer has spread.

Oncology & Cancer

New surgical option for breast cancer comes to the US

Breast cancer patients in the U.S. will have a new surgical option that eliminates exposure to radioactive materials and offers a less invasive, more flexible alternative for cancer detection. Receiving FDA approval in April ...

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