Melanoma

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Vernon K. Sondak, Jonathan S. Zager, Ragini Kudchadkar
Oxford University Press, 2016 - Melanoma - 166 pages
Melanoma is a concise handbook that identifies best-practice guidelines and presents the most current procedures for the diagnosis and management of melanoma in a succinct and easy-to-read manner. Chapters cover melanoma pathology, biopsy techniques, staging and risk stratification, surgical treatment of localized melanoma, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, and guidelines for resected melanoma, targeted therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, and management of brain metastases, mucosal and ocular melanoma, and pediatric melanoma patients. This handbook is a must-have tool for clinicians directly involved in the care of patients with melanoma, including surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists.
 

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Contents

Principal Editors
Contributors
1 Epidemiology Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation of Melanoma
2 Melanoma Pathology
3 Biopsy Techniques for Melanoma
4 Melanoma Staging and Risk Stratification
5 Surgical Treatment of Melanoma
6 Immunotherapy in Melanoma
8 Followup Guidelines for Resected Melanoma
 Targeted Therapy
10 The Role of Cytotoxic Chemotherapy in Melanoma
11 Management of Melanoma Brain Metastases
12 Management of Mucosal and Ocular Melanoma
13 Special Considerations in the Management of Pediatric Melanoma Patients
Index
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Jonathan S. Zager is the Chair of Graduate Education and Director of Regional Therapies in the Department of Cutaneous Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and a Professor of Surgery and Oncologic Sciences at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida; Ragini Kudchadkar is Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia; Vernon K. Sondak is Chair of the Department of Cutaneous Oncology and Director of Surgical Education at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida

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