Preoperative PET/CT staging yields high false-positive rate in node-positive melanoma

Preoperative PET/CT staging for the detection of clinically occult metastatic melanoma among patients with sentinel lymph node-positive melanoma has a high false-positive rate and a minimal effect on management, according to retrospective study results.

The procedure may be better reserved for its role evaluating treatment response and recurrence, according to researchers. Read more.

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