Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Proponents of SLNB

Leading proponent:
Professor Dr. Donald Morton (John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, USA)
Video: Melanoma - A New Breakthrough Procedure

National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, USA)
Melanoma Treatment - Stage II

Melanoma Institute Australia (Sydney, Australia)
Staging Melanoma


Opponents of SLNB

Leading opponent:
Professor Dr. Merion Thomas (Imperial College, London, England)
Ultrasound is the alternative to Sentinel Node Biopsy

Professor Dr. A. Bernhard Ackerman (†)  (New York, USA)

Video lecture: The worthlessness of Sentinel Node Biopsy (SNB) for patients with primary cutaneous melanoma.
Book: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Has No Benefit for Patients with Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. (2004)

Skin Cancer College (Sunnybank Hills, Australia)
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is not a standard of care...