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Basic and Clinical Aspects of Malignant Melanoma

  • Larry Nathanson

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 35)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Basic Biology

  3. Natural History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Leslie Hyman, M. Cristina Leske, Anthony P. Polednak
      Pages 89-117
    3. Terence J. Harrist, Calvin L. Day Jr.
      Pages 119-130
    4. Larry Nathanson, Gajanan A. Kulkarni
      Pages 131-139
    5. William A. Robinson, Kathleen Jobe, Richie Stevens
      Pages 155-163
  4. Therapy

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 215-222

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of particular malignancy? The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and published symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortunately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by dividing the oncology literature into specific subdividions such as lung cancer, genitouri­ nary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc. Second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.

Keywords

Staging Tumor cancer cancer treatment diagnosis interferon melanoma metastasis oncology pathogenesis

Editors and affiliations

  • Larry Nathanson
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Medicine, Health Sciences CenterState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Oncology-Hematology DivisionWinthrop University HospitalMineolaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2043-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-9215-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-2043-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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