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Functional annotation of melanoma risk loci identifies novel susceptibility genes.

Carcinogenesis 2019 Oct 21. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgz173DOI Listing
October 2019

Metastatic melanoma to the testis.

BJR Case Rep 2018 Mar 22;4(3):20170104. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Anatomical, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1259/bjrcr.20170104DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6711278PMC
March 2018

Association between Body Mass Index, C-Reactive Protein Levels, and Melanoma Patient Outcomes.

J Invest Dermatol 2017 08 23;137(8):1792-1795. Epub 2017 Apr 23.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2017.04.007DOI Listing
August 2017

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for ocular adnexal melanoma.

Acta Ophthalmol 2017 Jun 24;95(4):e323-e328. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aos.13252DOI Listing
June 2017

Counterpoint: Surgical Management of Lymph Node Basin in Sentinel Lymph Node-Positive Melanoma.

Authors:
Merrick I Ross

Oncology (Williston Park) 2016 10;30(10):891, 893-5

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October 2016

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Melanoma, Version 3.2016.

J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2016 08;14(8):945-58

From Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah; University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute; UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center; Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center; Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine; The University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Case Comprehensive Cancer Center/University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute; University of Colorado Cancer Center; Aim at Melanoma; Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; Mayo Clinic Cancer Center; The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital; Fox Chase Cancer Center; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Duke Cancer Institute; Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Stanford Cancer Institute; Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; Moffitt Cancer Center; City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center; University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center; and National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2016.0101DOI Listing
August 2016

Association of Vitamin D Levels With Outcome in Patients With Melanoma After Adjustment For C-Reactive Protein.

J Clin Oncol 2016 05 21;34(15):1741-7. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

Shenying Fang, Dawen Sui, Yuling Wang, Huey Liu, Yi-Ju Chiang, Merrick I. Ross, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Janice N. Cormier, Richard E. Royal, Anthony Lucci, Jennifer Wargo, Mimi I. Hu, Julie M. Gardner, Roland L. Bassett, and Jeffrey E. Lee, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; John D. Reveille, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX; Qingyi Wei, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; and Christopher I. Amos, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2015.64.1357DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4966337PMC
May 2016

Excision Margins of Melanoma Make a Difference: New Data Support an Old Paradigm.

Ann Surg Oncol 2016 Apr 11;23(4):1053-6. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-015-4950-0DOI Listing
April 2016

Final Results of the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial: A Multi-Institutional Prospective Randomized Phase III Study Evaluating the Role of Adjuvant High-Dose Interferon Alfa-2b and Completion Lymph Node Dissection for Patients Staged by Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy.

J Clin Oncol 2016 Apr 8;34(10):1079-86. Epub 2016 Feb 8.

Kelly M. McMasters, Michael E. Egger, Robert C.G. Martin II, and Charles R. Scoggins, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center; Arnold J. Stromberg, University of Kentucky; and Lee J. Hagendoorn, Advertek Louisville, KY; Michael J. Edwards and Jeffrey J. Sussman, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Merrick I. Ross and Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston; Peter D. Beitsch, Dallas Surgical Group, Dallas, TX; Douglas S. Reintgen, University of South Florida School of Medicine, Tampa, FL; R. Dirk Noyes, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT; James S. Goydos, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ; Marshall M. Urist, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL; Stephan Ariyan, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; and B. Scott Davidson, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Melanoma and Sarcoma Specialists of Georgia, Atlanta, GA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2015.63.3776DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5321066PMC
April 2016

Association of Common Genetic Polymorphisms with Melanoma Patient IL-12p40 Blood Levels, Risk, and Outcomes.

J Invest Dermatol 2015 Sep 7;135(9):2266-2272. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA; These authors contributed equally to this work.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jid.2015.138DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4580731PMC
September 2015

Detection of circulating melanoma cells in the blood of melanoma patients: a preliminary study.

Melanoma Res 2015 Aug;25(4):335-41

Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CMR.0000000000000168DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5642955PMC
August 2015

Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Node Biopsy in Melanoma.

JAMA Surg 2015 Jul;150(7):623-4

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0712DOI Listing
July 2015

C-reactive protein as a marker of melanoma progression.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Apr 16;33(12):1389-96. Epub 2015 Mar 16.

Shenying Fang, Yuling Wang, Dawen Sui, Huey Liu, Merrick I. Ross, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Janice N. Cormier, Richard E. Royal, Anthony Lucci, Christopher W. Schacherer, Julie M. Gardner, Roland L. Bassett, Li-E Wang, and Jeffrey E. Lee, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; John D. Reveille, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX; Qingyi Wei, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; and Christopher I. Amos, Geisel College of Medicine, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH.

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http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2015/03/16/JCO.2014.58
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.58.0209DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4397281PMC
April 2015

Clinical study of noninvasive in vivo melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers using multimodal spectral diagnosis.

J Biomed Opt 2014 ;19(11):117003

University of Texas at Austin, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 107 W. Dean Keeton Street C0800, Austin, Texas 78712, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.19.11.117003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4222134PMC
January 2015

Is surveillance imaging effective for detecting surgically treatable recurrences in patients with melanoma? A comparative analysis of stage-specific surveillance strategies.

Ann Surg 2014 Jun;259(6):1215-22

*Department of Surgical Oncology †Institute of Cancer Care Excellence ‡Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000233DOI Listing
June 2014

The role of adjuvant radiotherapy in the local management of desmoplastic melanoma.

Cancer 2014 May 18;120(9):1361-8. Epub 2013 Oct 18.

Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.28415DOI Listing
May 2014

Melanoma, version 4.2014.

J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2014 May;12(5):621-9

From 1Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; 3Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah; 4University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center; 5The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute; 6UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center; 7UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; 8Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at The Nebraska Medical Center; 9St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/The University of Tennessee Health Science Center; 10University of Colorado Cancer Center; 11Aim at Melanoma; 12Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center; 13Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; 14Roswell Park Cancer Institute; 15Moffitt Cancer Center; 16The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; 17Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; 18Fox Chase Cancer Center; 19The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; 20Duke Cancer Institute; 21Stanford Cancer Institute; 22Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; 23City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center; 24University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center; and 25National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2014.0066DOI Listing
May 2014

Intralesional therapy with PV-10 (Rose Bengal) for in-transit melanoma.

Authors:
Merrick I Ross

J Surg Oncol 2014 Mar 10;109(4):314-9. Epub 2014 Feb 10.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Melanoma Section, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.23554DOI Listing
March 2014

The palliative index: predicting outcomes of emergent surgery in patients with cancer.

J Palliat Med 2014 Jan;17(1):37-42

1 Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/jpm.2013.0235
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2013.0235DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3887430PMC
January 2014

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: a critical update for dermatologists after two decades of experience.

Clin Dermatol 2013 May-Jun;31(3):298-310

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2012.08.004DOI Listing
November 2013

An opportunity to ensure high-quality melanoma care through the use of a preoperative treatment algorithm.

Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Nov 17;20(12):3976-83. Epub 2013 Jul 17.

Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-013-3094-3DOI Listing
November 2013

Immunodetection of phosphohistone H3 as a surrogate of mitotic figure count and clinical outcome in cutaneous melanoma.

Mod Pathol 2013 Sep 5;26(9):1153-60. Epub 2013 Apr 5.

Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77005, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/modpathol.2013.59DOI Listing
September 2013

Health-related quality of life in patients with melanoma: overview of instruments and outcomes.

Dermatol Clin 2012 Apr 21;30(2):245-54, viii. Epub 2011 Dec 21.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S07338635110020
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.det.2011.11.011DOI Listing
April 2012

Prognostic implications of anatomic location of primary cutaneous melanoma of 1 mm or thicker.

Am J Surg 2011 Dec;202(6):659-64; discussion 664-5

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.06.048DOI Listing
December 2011

Mapping FACT-melanoma quality-of-life scores to EQ-5D health utility weights.

Value Health 2011 Sep-Oct;14(6):900-6. Epub 2011 Jun 24.

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-1402, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2011.04.003DOI Listing
November 2011

Sphincter-sparing local excision and hypofractionated radiation therapy for anorectal melanoma: a 20-year experience.

Cancer 2011 Oct 28;117(20):4747-55. Epub 2011 Mar 28.

Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/cncr.26088
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.26088DOI Listing
October 2011

Evidence-based treatment of early-stage melanoma.

J Surg Oncol 2011 Sep;104(4):341-53

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.21962DOI Listing
September 2011

Isolated limb perfusion for unresectable extremity sarcoma: results of 2 single-institution phase 2 trials.

Cancer 2011 Jul 18;117(14):3235-41. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.25850DOI Listing
July 2011

Sentinel-lymph-node biopsy for cutaneous melanoma.

N Engl J Med 2011 May;364(18):1738-45

Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77230-1402, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMct1002967DOI Listing
May 2011

Contemporary diagnostic imaging modalities for the staging and surveillance of melanoma patients: a meta-analysis.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2011 Jan 16;103(2):129-42. Epub 2010 Nov 16.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djq455DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3022618PMC
January 2011

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: critical assessment at its twentieth anniversary.

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2011 Jan;20(1):57-78

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 444, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2010.10.003DOI Listing
January 2011

Metastasectomy for stage IV melanoma: for whom and how much?

Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2011 Jan;20(1):133-44

Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 444, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2010.09.010DOI Listing
January 2011

The prognostic significance of nonsentinel lymph node metastasis in melanoma.

Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Dec 20;17(12):3330-5. Epub 2010 Jul 20.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-010-1208-8DOI Listing
December 2010

Sentinel lymph node dissection is technically feasible in older breast cancer patients.

Clin Breast Cancer 2010 Dec;10(6):477-82

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3816/CBC.2010.n.063DOI Listing
December 2010

Sentinel node biopsy for melanoma: an update after two decades of experience.

Authors:
Merrick I Ross

Semin Cutan Med Surg 2010 Dec;29(4):238-48

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sder.2010.11.002DOI Listing
December 2010

Lymphedema beyond breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cancer-related secondary lymphedema.

Cancer 2010 Nov;116(22):5138-49

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.25458DOI Listing
November 2010

Surveillance after surgical treatment of melanoma: futility of routine chest radiography.

Surgery 2010 Oct 30;148(4):711-6; discussion 716-7. Epub 2010 Aug 30.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center and Center for Advanced Surgical Technologies of Norton Hospital Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2010.07.042DOI Listing
October 2010

Ulceration as a predictive marker for response to adjuvant interferon therapy in melanoma.

Ann Surg 2010 Sep;252(3):460-5; discussion 465-6

Department of Surgery, J. Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181f20bb1DOI Listing
September 2010

Conditional survival estimates improve over 5 years for melanoma survivors with node-positive disease.

Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Aug 6;17(8):2015-23. Epub 2010 Apr 6.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-010-1051-yDOI Listing
August 2010

Factors associated with false-negative sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma patients.

Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Mar 5;17(3):709-17. Epub 2009 Dec 5.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-009-0858-xDOI Listing
March 2010

Autologous tumor-derived heat-shock protein peptide complex-96 (HSPPC-96) in patients with metastatic melanoma.

J Transl Med 2010 Jan 29;8. Epub 2010 Jan 29.

Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://translational-medicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5876-8-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2835652PMC
January 2010

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for ocular adnexal melanoma: experience in 30 patients.

Ophthalmology 2009 Nov 19;116(11):2217-23. Epub 2009 Sep 19.

Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2009.04.012DOI Listing
November 2009

Effect of granulocyte/macrophage colony-stimulating factor on circulating CD8+ and CD4+ T-cell responses to a multipeptide melanoma vaccine: outcome of a multicenter randomized trial.

Clin Cancer Res 2009 Nov 10;15(22):7036-44. Epub 2009 Nov 10.

Department of Surgery/Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Public Health Sciences, and Department of Medicine/Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-09-1544DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2778314PMC
November 2009

Do melanoma patients from Southern climates have a worse outcome than those from Northern climates?

Am Surg 2009 Aug;75(8):687-92; discussion 692

Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA.

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August 2009