Melanoma: completion lymphadenectomy – yes or no?

Source:
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Publisher:
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE);OptionGrid
Publication date:
01 December 2015

Abstract

If you have a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy, use this decision aid to help you and your healthcare professional decide whether or not to have completion lymphadenectomy. Your decision depends on several things that this decision aid will help explain. Different people will feel that some of these things are more important to them than others, so it’s important that you make a decision that is right for you personally.