St. Jude registry identifies melanoma subgroups, assists in treatment choices
1 month ago - By Healio
A pediatric melanoma registry developed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has helped researchers improve the classification of pediatric melanocytic tumors.
The registry, called Molecular Analysis of Childhood Melanocytic Tumors , has enrolled patients since 2016.
“The main difference of this registry from others is that it is prospective, and all of the pathology is reviewed centrally at St. Jude,” Alberto S. Pappo, MD, director of St. Jude Solid Tumor Division, told Healio. “In addition, we obtain yearly follow-up for patients who are not actively seen
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