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Malignant Melanoma 1

  • John J. Costanzi

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Prapand Apisarnthanarax, Edgar B. Smith
    Pages 29-43
  3. Cary A. Presant
    Pages 55-83
  4. Richard J. Reed
    Pages 85-116
  5. Charles M. Balch, Seng-Jaw Soong
    Pages 117-149
  6. Ronald T. Acton, Charles M. Balch, Bruce O. Barger, Bruce Budowle, Rodney C. P. Go, Seng-Jaw Soong et al.
    Pages 151-182
  7. S. C. Barranco
    Pages 183-194
  8. Lynn E. Posey, Edward T. Krementz
    Pages 195-206
  9. Allan W. Silberman, Donald L. Morton
    Pages 207-223
  10. Edward T. Krementz, Marilyn Campbell
    Pages 225-257
  11. John J. Costanzi
    Pages 259-274
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 275-282

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the of a particular malignancy? The few general onco­ diagnosis or management logy textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often prelimi­ nary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good indepth 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 divid­ ing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genitourinary 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 adjuvant therapy cancer treatment cell melanoma metastasis pathology surgery tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • John J. Costanzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Cancer Center, Division of Hematology/OncologyUniversity of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-3900-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1983
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-3902-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-3900-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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