primary cutaneous melanoma

primary cutaneous melanoma

a malignant neoplasm on the skin at the site of origin.
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Primary cutaneous melanoma has been reported to be the most common malignant lesion affecting the foot.
Study of prognosis in patients with primary cutaneous melanoma allowed us to evaluate the prognostic significance of clinical symptoms of malignancy of pigmented skin spots.
Before making such a diagnosis search for primary cutaneous melanoma is mandatory.
The significance and predictive value of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in primary cutaneous melanoma has been examined in numerous previous studies.
24 March 2014 - US molecular diagnostics and prognostics firm Castle Biosciences unveiled over the weekend study data for DecisionDx-Melanoma, its gene expression profile (GEP) test, showing that the test can detect primary cutaneous melanoma tumors with a high metastasis risk, in patients with a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB-).
Important and independent predictors of primary cutaneous melanoma survival that are not currently in the AJCC staging system include the age and sex of the patient and the anatomic location of the primary tumor.
A novel, less-intensive monitoring schedule for patients with localized primary cutaneous melanoma appears to reduce follow-up visits without affecting the rate of detection of new primary or recurrent melanomas, in an analysis of data from an inception cohort of 3,081 patients.
Prognostic value of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in the vertical growth phase of primary cutaneous melanoma.
A search for primary cutaneous melanoma at the time of presentation was negative.
SAN DIEGO -- One primary cutaneous melanoma was followed by another in 12% of 1,258 patients seen over a 10-year period, with the lesions often appearing many years apart, Dr.
Examination of regional lymph nodes by sentinel node biopsy and molecular analysis provides new staging facilities in primary cutaneous melanoma.

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