Cancer of the Skin E-Book: Expert Consult

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Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is your complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. Thoroughly updated with 11 new chapters, this broad-based, comprehensive reference provides you with the latest information on clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other timely topics. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in this field offers truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices.

  • Broaden your understanding of all aspects of skin cancer—from the underlying biology to clinical manifestations of the disease to diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment—with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, multimedia reference.
  • See conditions as they appear in practice with guidance from detailed full-color images and step-by-step procedural videos.
  • Stay current with the latest advancements and therapies! 11 new chapters cover clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other essential topics.
  • Get truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of the world’s leading experts

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Contents

The Biology of Skin Cancer Invasion and Metastasis
1
Genetics of Skin Cancer
12
The Biology of the Melanocyte
23
Skin Cancer Burden of Disease
40
Epidemiology of Skin Cancer
44
Etiological Factors in Skin Cancers Environmental and Biological
56
The Importance of Primary and Secondary Prevention Programs for Skin Cancer
66
Chemoprevention of Skin Cancers
73
Dermatologic Manifestations of Internal Malignancy
367
Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Oncologic Therapy of Cutaneous Malignancies
379
The Dermoscopic Patterns of Melanoma and NonMelanoma Skin Cancer
386
ComputerAided Diagnosis for Cutaneous Melanoma
400
Confocal Microscopy in Skin Cancer
407
Clinical Genomics for Melanoma Detection
429
Biopsy Techniques
434
Curettage and Electrodesiccation
443

Current Concepts in Photoprotection
80
Actinic Keratoses and Other Precursors of Keratinocytic Cutaneous Malignancies
89
Basal cell carcinoma
99
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
124
Adnexal Carcinomas of the Skin
140
Pagets Disease
150
Sarcomas of the Skin
157
Kaposis Sarcoma
168
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
179
Malignant Neoplasms Vascular Differentiation
186
Cutaneous Neoplastic Disorders Related to HPV and HIV Infection
196
Pseudolymphomas of the Skin
207
Cutaneous Tcell Lymphoma Mycosis Fungoidesand SÚzary Syndrome
217
Dysplastic Nevi
231
Congenital Melanocytic Nevi
246
The Many Faces of Melanoma
262
The Importance of Early Detection of MelanomaPhysician and SelfExamination
272
Prognostic Factors and Staging in Melanoma
282
Pathology of Melanoma Interpretation and New Concepts
295
Management of the Patient with Melanoma
318
Pregnancy and Melanoma
327
Genetic Testing for Melanoma
334
Spitz Nevus
341
Cutaneous Carcinogenesis Related to Dermatologic Therapy
349
Genetic Disorders Predisposing to Skin Malignancy
357
Cryosurgery
450
Topical Treatment of Skin Cancer
462
Immune Response Modulators in the Treatment of Skin Cancer
477
Chapter 45 Photodynamic Therapy in Skin Cancer
497
Surgical Excision for NonMelanoma Skin Cancer
508
Mohs Surgery
515
Treatment of Disseminated NonMelanoma Skin Cancers
526
Surgical Excision of Melanoma
532
Regional Lymph Node Surgery in Melanoma Patients
544
Reconstructive Surgery for Skin Cancer
559
Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Skin Cancers
576
Adjuvant Therapy for Cutaneous Melanoma
589
Vaccine Therapy for Melanoma
606
Targeted Therapy for Melanoma
613
Imaging Workup of the Patient with Melanoma
623
Treatment of Disseminated Melanoma
629
Management of Skin Cancer in the Immunocompromised Patient
634
Indoor Tanning
644
Vitamin D and UV Risks and Benefits
650
Photography in Skin Cancer Treatment
657
Psychological Responses and Coping Strategies in SkinCancer Patients
662
Medical and Legal Aspects of Skin Cancer Patients
668
Instructions for online access
699
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