EAGLE FM Study: EvaluAtion of Groin Lymphadenectomy Extent For metastatic Melanoma


Lead Researcher: Associate Professor Andrew Spillane

Institution: Melanoma Institute Australia

Funding: $360,000

Funding Duration: 2015 – 2017

The Research

The EAGLE FM trial will provide the only available scientific evidence to support which  extent of surgery  is needed for patients with melanoma in their groin lymph nodes. The results of the trial will have large-scale  implications for patients in terms of cancer recurrence, quality of life and the potential for health care cost savings, all of which will inform health policy not only in Australia but also around the world


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