Melanoma, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery, E-Book

Edited by Brian R. Gastman, MD and Michael W. Neumeister, MD
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This issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery, Guest Edited by Drs. Brian R. Gastman and Michael W. Neumeister, is dedicated to Melanoma. This issue is one of four selected each year. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Melanoma risk factors and prevention, Biology and signaling pathways of melanoma, Immunobiology of melanoma, Clinical diagnosis and classification, Histopathologic and molecular diagnosis of melanoma, AJCC staging and other platforms to assess prognosis and risk, Current treatment guidelines of primary melanoma including wide excision and use of sentinel node biopsy, Dermatologic follow-up and assessment of suspicious lesions, Immunotherapy of melanoma, Targeted therapies for melanoma, Non-operative intra-tumoral therapies, Role of radiation for locoregional and distant metastatic melanoma, Adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy for melanoma, Surgery of the nodal basins for trunk and extremity melanoma, Extirpative considerations of melanoma of the head and neck, Treatment of lentigo melanoma of the head and neck, Reconstructive considerations of melanoma of the head and neck, Melanoma of the hands and feet, Rare variants of melanoma, and Emerging therapies for melanoma.
ISBN 9780323813228
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2021
Author Information Edited by Brian R. Gastman, MD, Associate Professor/Staff Department of Plastic Surgery Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH, USA and Michael W. Neumeister, MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Table of Content Melanoma Risk Factors and Prevention
Canonical Signaling Pathways in Melanoma
Immunobiology of Melanoma
Clinical Diagnosis and Classification: Including Biopsy Techniques and Noninvasive Imaging
Histopathologic and Molecular Diagnosis of Melanoma
American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging and Other Platforms to Assess Prognosis and Risk
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymph Node Dissection, and Lymphedema Management Options in Melanoma
Dermatologic Follow-up and Assessment of Suspicious Lesions
Non-Operative Options for Loco-regional Melanoma
Radiation Therapy for Local Cutaneous Melanoma
Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapeutics for the Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma
Extirpative Considerations of Melanoma of the Head and Neck
Lentigo Maligna
Spitz Nevus: Review and Update
Melanoma of the Hands and Feet (With Reconstruction)
Melanoma in Pregnancy and Pediatrics
Mucosal Melanoma
Emerging Therapies in the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma
Publication Date 09-09-2021
Pages 240
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