We anticipate that the selective lymphadenectomy procedure will continue to evolve as we gain more insight into the molecular biology of melanoma and the significance of micrometastatic disease. Although it is tempting for the oncology community to treat patients following tumor-negative and tumor-positive selective lymphadenectomy without complete lymph node dissections, we must not be too quick to change our management approaches without the results of the ongoing clinical trials .
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