Published in Clinical Oncology Week, August 28th, 2006
Investigators in the United States conducted a study "to determine the diagnostic accuracy and usefulness of SLNB and computed tomographic scans in the initial evaluation and treatment of patients with MCC. [Scientists performed] single-institution case series and literature based case-level meta-analysis [at an] academic cutaneous oncology clinic."
"Sixty-one adults with biopsy-proven MCC (30 who had undergone SLNB) plus 92 cases from the literature of patients who had undergone SLNB [were included]. In 122...
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