Melanoma Pathology Report: What Should be Included and What Does it Mean for the Patient | 9 min
Melanoma Pathology Report: What Should be Included and What Does it Mean for the Patient | Overview
The pathology report is fundamental for making an accurate diagnosis and determining stage in melanoma. Dr Peter Ferguson outlines what should be in a pathology report, in context of the recently updated staging system. He also discusses which components of the pathology report underpin decision making in determining prognosis, surgery and treatment options.
Dr Peter Ferguson
McMurtrie Cancer Pathology Fellow, Melanoma Institute Australia | Pathologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital