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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S052 Head and Neck Melanoma in the Sentinel Node Era

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):850. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.850-a

Objective: In the sentinel node (SN) era, do head and neck melanomas (HNM) have a poorer outcome than other melanomas (OMs)?

Design: Prospective database, 1994-2004. Characteristics, outcome of HNM vs OMs analyzed by Fisher exact test, t test, and χ2 test.

Setting: Tertiary referral center.

Patients: A total of 755 melanoma SN biopsy patients.