Table of contents

  1. Toshiaki Saida
  2. Diwakar Davar, John M. Kirkwood
  3. Zackie Aktary, Martin McMahon, Lionel Larue
  4. Qiaoli Ma, Lothar C. Dieterich, Michael Detmar
  5. Kelly Jo Hamman, Wendy Kohlmann, Sancy Leachman
  6. Richard L. Wahl
  7. Kevin M. Brown, Stuart MacGregor, Matthew H. Law
  8. Andrew E. Aplin, Ashani T. Weeraratna
  9. Cristina O’Donoghue, Jonathan S. Zager, Vernon K. Sondak
  10. Michael E. Egger, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
  11. Franziska Baenke, Nathalie Dhomen, Eyal Gottlieb, Richard Marais
  12. Eran Hodis, Levi A. Garraway
  13. Tjoson Tjoa, Kevin Emerick
  14. Armin R. Afshar, Bertil E. Damato, Boris C. Bastian
  15. Craig Sinclair, Louise F. Wilson, Catherine Olsen, Anna Nicholson
  16. Gideon Bollag, Keith T. Flaherty
  17. Iwei Yeh, Boris Bastian
  18. Jeffrey A. Sosman, Douglas B. Johnson
  19. Allison S. Dobry, David E. Fisher
  20. Ann Silk, Praveen K. Bommareddy, Howard L. Kaufman

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.Harvard/MGH Cutaneous Biology Research C Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-7322-0