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[10 min read] Sentinel lymph node biopsy: Where do we stand?

By Skin Cancer Institute |September 06, 2021 posted in melanoma, biopsy

This month’s research article is about sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), and is in the form of a viewpoint from two clinicians at the centre of excellence that is Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer ...
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The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management

By Skin Cancer Institute |June 03, 2021 posted in melanoma, melanoma treatment, biopsy

What is your position regarding the role of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in the management of patients with melanoma? Do you know what the latest national guidelines are? Do you follow them?
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Biopsy vs reflectance confocal microscopy in diagnosing BCC | Prof David Wilkinson

By Skin Cancer Institute |October 14, 2020 posted in Skin Cancer, BCC, confocal, biopsy

We all use biopsy to confirm the clinical diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), to determine the sub-type of BCC, and hence to plan the formal treatment – this is usually by excision with ...
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