As you go through treatment for metastatic melanoma, a type of skin cancer that has spread to other parts of your body, there are things you can do to give yourself some TLC every day.
Use these 9 ideas to help tame the side effects, boost your energy, and feel better.
Lymphatic mapping and SLNB have been used to assess the presence of occult metastasis in the regional lymph nodes of patients with stage II disease, potentially identifying individuals who may be spared the morbidity of regional lymph node dissections (LNDs) and individuals who may benefit from adjuvant therapy.[3,4,5,6,7]
To ensure accurate identification of the sentinel lymph node (SLN), lymphatic mapping and removal of the SLN should precede wide excision of the primary melanoma.