Final Results of the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology

"Final Results of the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial: A Multi-Institutional Prospective Randomized Phase III Study Evaluating the Role of Adjuvant High-Dose Interferon Alfa-2b and Completion Lymph Node Dissection for Patients Staged by Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy" has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Click here to review an early release of the article online.

Dr. Kelly McMasters is the principal investigator of this large clinical study. He is the Ben A. Reid, Sr., MD Professor and Chair of The Hiram C. Polk, Jr., MD Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. McMasters initiated The Sunbelt Melanoma Trial, at the time the world’s largest melanoma study (involving more than 3600 patients), in 1997.