Maury M. Rosenstein, MD, PhD | Authors

Commentary (Kirkwood et al): Radiotherapy for Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma: Rationale and Indications

January 01, 2004

The rigorous assessment of thebenefits of radiotherapy formelanoma has been confoundedby superstition on one hand, andreligious fervor on the other. In thisissue, Ballo and Ang have reviewedthe use of radiotherapy for melanoma,focusing primarily on the controversialtopic of adjuvant postoperativeradiotherapy to the primary tumor bedand regional lymphatics.