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Title Managing skin cancer / Eggert Stockfleth, Ted Rosen, Stephen Schumack (eds.)
Published Berlin : Springer, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Contents -- 1 Diagnosis of Skin Cancer -- 2 Histopathology of Skin Cancer -- 3 Basal Cell Carcinoma -- 4 Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ -- 5 Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin -- 6 Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma -- 7 Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- 8 Cutaneous Lymphomas -- 9 Kaposi Sarcoma -- 10 Other Skin Cancers -- 11 Skin Cancer Under Special Circumstances -- 12 Skin Cancer Prevention
Summary Skin cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm and its incidence is rising worldwide. The epidemic increase in such tumors calls for efficient management by the application of appropriate guidelines for therapy and prevention. Clinicians managing patients with skin cancer need to keep up to date with the latest advances, allowing them to provide optimal treatment. This practical guide offers the reader a comprehensive overview of the options for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cutaneous cancer. It covers all common skin cancers, as well as some less frequent and precancerous lesions, including: malignant melanoma basal cell carcinoma actinic keratosis Kaposís sarcoma and Merkel cell carcinoma. Employing an "evidence-based medicine" approach, this truly international work presents a well-illustrated text in a reader-friendly format with step-by-step guidelines and visual flowcharts. Dermatologists, oncologists, and all other interested physicians will find this book an extraordinarily valuable resource for the clinical management of cutaneous cancer in their daily practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Skin -- Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Skin -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Skin Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
Skin Neoplasms -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Stockfleth, Eggert.
Rosen, Ted.
Schumack, Stephen
LC no. 2009933265
ISBN 9783540793472
354079347X
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(hbk.)