Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center investigators have published a body of research that may herald an era of improved staging and risk stratification for patients with Merkel cell carcinoma, utilizing distinct histologic patterns in sentinel lymph node biopsies.
The 31-GEP identifies low-risk patients most likely to benefit from intensive surveillance and adjuvant therapy.
Our first total face transplant involved far more than a single 31-hour operation. Here are essentials of the patient’s unparalleled case and what lies ahead for her and the face transplant field.
One moment in the 31-hour operation stands out from the rest. Two of the surgeons share when, and why, the OR went from a hush to a collective sigh.
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Two surgeons from the procedure share how subjecting a key intraoperative choice to the ‘surgical court of law’ and family input ultimately yielded the best decision.
A rare case series in which real-world outcomes impress beyond trial results.
Treatment delay negatively impacts overall survival for patients with stage I melanoma.
Melanocytes in people with a history of melanoma react differently to solar radiation exposure than do melanocytes in healthy people, researchers have found. UV radiation can upset the balance of microRNA expression, causing regulatory and immune-response changes in cancer-prone cells that may represent the key first step in progression to melanoma.
Cleveland Clinic researchers find that women diagnosed with malignant melanoma while pregnant or soon after giving birth have increased rates of death, metastasis and cancer recurrence.