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Cutaneous Melanoma

ISBN-10: 157626159X

ISBN-13: 9781576261590

Edition: 4th 2002

Authors: Charles M. Balch

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List price: $149.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Quality Medical Publishing, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 799
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.632
Language: English

Introduction: A History of Melanoma: From Hunter to Clarkp. 1
Epidemiology: Current Trendsp. 15
Prognostic Factors and Natural Historyp. 25
Staging and Classificationp. 55
Models for Predicting Outcomep. 77
Prevention and Screeningp. 93
Acquired Precursor Lesions and Markers of Increased Risk for Cutaneous Melanomap. 121
Clinical Characteristicsp. 135
Biopsyp. 163
Pathologyp. 171
Excision of Primary Melanomap. 209
Complex Closures of Melanoma Excisionsp. 231
Local Recurrences and Their Managementp. 263
Head and Neck Melanomasp. 275
Mucosal Melanomasp. 297
Childhood Melanomap. 309
Pregnancy and Hormonesp. 319
Lymphoscintigraphyp. 329
Intraoperative Mapping and Sentinel Node Technologyp. 353
Elective Lymph Node Dissection: Results of Prospective Randomized Surgical Trialsp. 379
Axillary and Epitrochlear Lymph Node Dissectionp. 397
Groin and Popliteal Dissection: Technique and Complicationsp. 405
Neck Dissection and Parotidectomyp. 419
Recurrent Regional Metastasesp. 439
Radiotherapy for Primary and Regional Melanomap. 449
Hyperthermic Regional Perfusion for Melanoma of the Limbsp. 473
Isolated Limb Infusionp. 495
Metastatic Surveillance and Follow-Upp. 511
Diagnosis of Stage IV Diseasep. 523
Surgical Excision of Distant Metastasesp. 547
Radiotherapy for Distant Metastases and Clinical Radiobiology of Melanomap. 573
Chemotherapy and Biochemotherapyp. 589
Interferons and Adjuvant Therapyp. 605
Interleukinsp. 623
Melanoma Vaccinesp. 645
Immunologyp. 659
Melanoma Antigens and Their Use as Vaccinesp. 669
Genetics and Molecular Stagingp. 687
Molecular and Cellular Biologyp. 713
Biology of Melanoma Metastasisp. 753
Additional Creditsp. 779
Indexp. 781
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