Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 30, 2008 - Medical - 536 pages
The second edition of Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management is a definitive clinical reference which comprehensively examines the wide range of premalignant and malignant cutaneous disorders, including melanoma, Kaposi's sarcoma and other sarcomas, cutaneous lymphoma, cutaneous metastatic disease and cutaneous markers of internal malignancy, with emphasis on the most recent advances in diagnosis and management.


Fully revised and expanded, this new edition now includes full colour photographs and illustrations throughout to aid recognition and diagnosis, and covers the latest developments and treatment modalities. New chapters include:


  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermoscopy


Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management is a definitive clinical reference for dermatologists, oncologists, residents and any medical practitioner with an interest in skin cancer.

 

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Contents

Recognition and Management 1 Introduction
1
Recognition and Management 2 Actinic keratosis
5
Recognition and Management 3 Other premalignant cutaneous dysplasias
16
Recognition and Management 4 Bowens disease
33
Recognition and Management 5 Squamous cell carcinoma
47
Recognition and Management 6 Keratoacanthoma
66
Recognition and Management 7 Basal cell carcinoma
87
Recognition and Management 8 Appendageal carcinomas and cutaneous sarcomas
105
Recognition and Management 18 Early oral and oropharyngeal cancer diagnosis and management
305
Recognition and Management 19 Histopathologic considerations in the management of skin cancer
325
Recognition and Management 20 Historical survey methods used to treat skin cancer
350
Recognition and Management 21 Curettage and electrodesiccation
367
Recognition and Management 22 Cryosurgery
376
Recognition and Management 23 Excision of skin cancer
385
Recognition and Management 24 Local flap closure in the management of skin cancer
403
Recognition and Management 25 The role of skin grafts in the management of skin malignancies
415

Recognition and Management 9 Kaposis sarcoma
118
Recognition and Management 10 Dysplastic nevus and dysplastic nevus syndrome
141
Recognition and Management 11 Melanoma
152
Recognition and Management 12 Dermoscopy for skin cancer
200
Recognition and Management 13 Merkel cell carcinoma
220
Recognition and Management 14 Dermatitic precursors of mycosis fungoides
227
Recognition and Management 15 Cutaneous lymphoma leukemia and related disorders
238
Recognition and Management 16 Cutaneous metastatic disease
267
Recognition and Management 17 Cutaneous markers of internal malignancy
283
Recognition and Management 26 Mohs micrographic surgery
425
Recognition and Management 27 Photodynamic therapy
438
Recognition and Management 28 Cutaneous cancer and radiotherapy
449
Recognition and Management 29 Local chemotherapy
462
Recognition and Management 30 Topical immunotherapy
468
Recognition and Management 31 Treatment of melanoma
477
Recognition and Management Index
509
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Robert A. Schwartz, MD, Professor & Head, Dermatology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA

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