What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to collect information about an experimental test that is done during melanoma biopsies. Using this test, we may identify melanoma in the lymph nodes that is at a lower risk of being found in patients.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults ages 18+ who:
- Have melanoma
- Are getting a lymph node biopsy at Duke
For more information about who can join this study, please contact the study team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is Involved?
If you agree to participate, you will:
- Give a part of the melanoma biopsy tissue that has already been removed from your skin
- Have data collected from your upcoming surgery and at some of your follow-up visits to the clinic
- Complete a survey at three timepoints over a 6-month period.