Table of contents

  1. Michael E. Egger, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
  2. Richard L. Wahl
  3. Diwakar Davar, John M. Kirkwood
  4. Allison S. Dobry, David E. Fisher
  5. Qiaoli Ma, Lothar C. Dieterich, Michael Detmar
  6. Franziska Baenke, Nathalie Dhomen, Eyal Gottlieb, Richard Marais
  7. Eran Hodis, Levi A. Garraway
  8. Kevin M. Brown, Stuart MacGregor, Matthew H. Law
  9. Zackie Aktary, Martin McMahon, Lionel Larue
  10. Toshiaki Saida
  11. Iwei Yeh, Boris Bastian
  12. Kelly Jo Hamman, Wendy Kohlmann, Sancy Leachman

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

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 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7322-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-7322-0