Published in Cancer Weekly, July 6th, 2004
According to recent research from England, "Anorectal melanoma is a rare condition and its surgical management is controversial."
"Seventeen large case series from over the past 10 years were reviewed. The survival of patients treated by either abdominoperineal resection (APR) or wide local excision (WLE) was analyzed according to the stage of the disease," wrote L.B. Yap and colleagues, Homerton University Hospital, Department of Medicine.
"Comparison of the survival of patients who underwent APR...
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