Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introductory Concepts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lukas Sommer
      Pages 3-19
    3. Allison S. Dobry, David E. Fisher
      Pages 21-50
    4. Thomas M. Rünger
      Pages 51-62
    5. Andrew E. Aplin, Ashani T. Weeraratna
      Pages 63-81
    6. Michelle Dang, Leonard Zon
      Pages 83-98
    7. Franziska Baenke, Nathalie Dhomen, Eyal Gottlieb, Richard Marais
      Pages 99-122
    8. Eran Hodis, Levi A. Garraway
      Pages 123-145
    9. Qiaoli Ma, Lothar C. Dieterich, Michael Detmar
      Pages 147-163
    10. Gideon Bollag, Keith T. Flaherty
      Pages 165-179
    11. Xuan Tien Steven Nguyen, Ian R. Watson
      Pages 181-224
    12. Kevin M. Brown, Stuart MacGregor, Matthew H. Law
      Pages 225-248
    13. Margaret Anne Tucker
      Pages 249-269
    14. Craig Sinclair, Louise F. Wilson, Catherine Olsen, Anna Nicholson
      Pages 271-286
    15. Reetakshi Arora, Amanda Hermann, Jennifer A. Wargo
      Pages 287-302
    16. Zackie Aktary, Martin McMahon, Lionel Larue
      Pages 303-333
  3. Types of Melanocytic Neoplasms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 335-335
    2. Pedram Gerami
      Pages 337-364
    3. Veronica A. Kinsler, Miguel Reyes-Mugica, Ashfaq Marghoob
      Pages 365-394
    4. Iwei Yeh, Boris C. Bastian
      Pages 395-410
    5. Toshiaki Saida
      Pages 411-438
    6. Tjoson Tjoa, Kevin Emerick
      Pages 439-452
    7. Armin R. Afshar, Bertil E. Damato, Boris C. Bastian
      Pages 453-468
    8. Teresa A. Bailey, John F. Thompson, Richard A. Scolyer
      Pages 469-481
  4. Clinical Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 483-483
    2. Michael E. Egger, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
      Pages 485-500
    3. Sonia Cohen, Kenneth Tanabe
      Pages 501-514
    4. Cristina O’Donoghue, Jonathan S. Zager, Vernon K. Sondak
      Pages 515-534
    5. Grant M. Fischer, Michael A. Davies
      Pages 535-555
    6. Richard L. Wahl
      Pages 557-581
    7. Kelly Jo Hamman, Wendy Kohlmann, Sancy Leachman
      Pages 583-597
    8. Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, Roberto A. Novoa, Elizabeth Berry, M. Emre Celebi, Noel Codella, Felipe Giuste et al.
      Pages 599-628
    9. Jeffrey P. North
      Pages 629-650
    10. Ryan J. Sullivan, F. Stephen Hodi
      Pages 651-665
    11. Jeffrey A. Sosman, Douglas B. Johnson
      Pages 667-686
    12. Kamran Abri, Adil I. Daud
      Pages 687-697
    13. Ann Silk, Praveen K. Bommareddy, Howard L. Kaufman
      Pages 699-715
    14. Diwakar Davar, John M. Kirkwood
      Pages 717-741
    15. Christian Menzer, Steven T. Chen, Gregory S. Phillips, Mario E. Lacouture
      Pages 743-771
    16. Suthee Rapisuwon, Geoffrey T. Gibney
      Pages 773-789
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 819-828

About this book


Melanoma is a cutting edge, comprehensive reference work on the topic of melanoma. The overarching goal is to provide detailed scholarly information which broadly covers all aspects of the clinical presentation and management of the disease, as well as the biological and scientific understanding of its pathogenesis and treatment. Key topics highlighted include recent breakthroughs in molecular diagnostics, breakthroughs in targeted therapeutic approaches, overviews of signaling and transcriptional pathways, and important controversies such as screening, early diagnosis, sentinel node biopsy, and prevention strategies. In all, the volume provides a cutting edge and comprehensive presentation of the field of melanoma, written by a team of internationally renowned thought-leaders.


melanoma oncology skin cancer melanocytic neoplasm clinical management

Editors and affiliations

  • David E. Fisher
    • 1
  • Boris C. Bastian
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Harvard/MGH Cutaneous Biology Research Center, and Melanoma Program, MGH Cancer CenterMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer CenterUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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