Lymph Nodes Test Helps Fight Melanoma

mole melanomaUsing so-called “sentinel node” biopsies to determine if melanoma has started
to spread saves some patients the pain of having all their lymph nodes removed,
U.S. researchers report.

The strategy can also give patients a
jump-start on aggressive treatment, they addrf.

There are few treatment options for
melanoma unless the disease is caught early. As a result, melanoma is one of the
deadliest cancers around.