How pathologic staging informs the surgical management of primary cutaneous melanoma

S. Tsai, C. M. Balch

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Abstract

In this brief review, the authors will summarize recent changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system, with a particular emphasis on the prognostic importance of mitotic rate and microsatellitosis, and address continuing controversial aspects of the surgical management of cutaneous melanoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-193
Number of pages7
JournalGiornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia
Volume145
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2010

Keywords

  • Melanoma
  • Neoplasm staging
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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