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Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a special interest in Surgical Oncology.

Chairman of the Surgical Committee under the Danish Melanoma Group.

Main research areas

Longstanding passion for research in the melanoma field with a PhD in sentinel node (SN) biopsy in melanoma and breast cancer. Published European Recommendations for sentinel node diagnostics in melanoma in 2009 together with 28 international experts and co-authored the 2015 update. Co-editor of melanoma eBook 2015 during 2 years fellowship in melanoma and surgical oncology at Melanoma Institute Australia, Sydney. 

Current research

Melanoma; surveillance; PET/CT imaging; biomarkers; sentinel node biopsy; lymph node dissections; Merkel cell cancer

Potential conflicts of interest



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