Evidence-based follow-up for the patient with melanoma

Ryan C. Fields, Daniel G. Coit

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This article reviews the best evidence available to guide the follow-up of patients with melanoma, focusing on incidence of, and detection of, melanoma recurrence, frequency of follow-up visits, yield of, laboratory and radiographic tests, outcomes of patients with recurrent melanoma based on method of detection, detection of secondary melanomas, and stage-specific follow-up.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-200
Number of pages20
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011


  • Evidence-based follow-up
  • Melanoma
  • Outcomes


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