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Melanoma Research: Genetics, Growth Factors, Metastases, and Antigens

  • Larry Nathanson

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 54)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Genetics of melanoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Janet M. Cowan, Uta Francke
      Pages 3-16
  3. Growth Regulation/Oncogenes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Donald L. Coppock, Jeanne B. Tansey, Suzanne Scandalis, Larry Nathanson
      Pages 67-83
    3. Istvan T. Valyi-Nagy, Meenhard Herlyn
      Pages 85-101
  4. Metastases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Dorothee Herlyn, Koji Adachi, Hilary Koprowski, Meenhard Herlyn
      Pages 105-118
  5. Antigens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. James L. Murray, Michael G. Rosenblum
      Pages 153-167
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 169-176

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology text­ books are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journal 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 that aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass ofoncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, and easily available on a single library shelfor by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion: first, by dividing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc.;and 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 cancer treatment cell cytokines genetics interferon melanoma metastasis tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Larry Nathanson
    • 1
  1. 1.Winthrop-University HospitalMineolaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-3938-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-6757-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-3938-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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