Published in Cancer Weekly, June 12th, 2006
Study 1: Lymphatic drainage patterns of head and neck melanoma were examined.
According to recent research from the United States, "The purpose of this study was to evaluate lymphatic drainage patterns of head and neck cutaneous melanoma observed on preoperative lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) and determine discordancy from clinically predicted lymphatic drainage patterns. We conducted a retrospective chart review of 114 patients with head and neck cutaneous melanomas evaluated with preoperative lymphoscintigraphy and SLNB from January 2001 through...
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