SIGN Guideline 146 was published in July 2017 and updated in 2023.  The app will be updated if any further updates are made to the guideline.

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Please cite the guideline as: Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN).  SIGN 146: Cutaneous melanoma.  Edinburgh: SIGN; 2023. [cited dd mmm yyyy]  Available from: https://www.sign.ac.uk/our-guidelines/cutaneous-melanoma/


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