Local and intralesional therapy of in-transit melanoma metastases

Alessandro Testori, Mark B. Faries, John F. Thompson, E. Pennacchioli, Jan P. Deroose, Albertus N. Van Geel, Cornelis Verhoef, Francesco Verrecchia, Javier Soteldo

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Regional relapse of melanoma may occur as satellite or in-transit metastases proximal to the primary tumor in the direction of the lymph flow. The management of in-transit metastases is challenging because the efficacy of treatment is largely dictated by the biological behavior of the patient's melanoma. This review examines local treatment modalities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-396
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011


  • electrochemotherapy
  • intralesional immunotherapy
  • melanoma in-transit metastases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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