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ASO Author Reflections: Impact of SPECT/CT on Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Head and Neck Melanoma

  • Becky B. Trinh
  • Nicole KounalakisEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosures

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Tumor and Endocrine SurgeryUniversity of Colorado School of MedicineAuroraUSA

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