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Value of sentinel node status as a prognostic factor in melanoma: prospective observational study

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.38849.680509.AE (Published 15 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1423

Re: Value of sentinel node status as a prognostic factor in melanoma: prospective observational study

As is normal practice, our sentinel node biopsies were performed
within 8 weeks of the diagnostic biopsy as is stated in the text, and at
the same time as the wider excision of the primary scar site.

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07 July 2006
Rona MacKie
Professor
Glasgow University