Jonathan S. Zager, Vernon K. Sondak, Ragini Kudchadkar
Oxford University Press, 2016 - Medical - 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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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
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Melanoma: Translational Research and Emerging Therapies
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