Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Recent Advances in the Biology, Therapy and Management of Melanoma

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Lester Davids
Lester Davids

University of Cape Town,
South Africa

Published13 February 2013

Doi10.5772/46052

ISBN978-953-51-0976-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7086-0

Copyright year2013

Number of pages386

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Melanoma — Epidemiology, Genetics and Risk Factors

By John A. D’Orazio, Stuart Jarrett, Amanda Marsch, James Lagrew and Laura Cleary

3,475
2. Aberrant Death Pathways in Melanoma

By Nicholas D. Panayi, Erin E. Mendoza, Elliot S. Breshears and Randy Burd

1,981
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5. The Role of Oxidative Stress in Melanoma Development, Progression and Treatment

By Fabiana Henriques Machado de Melo, Fernanda Molognoni and Miriam Galvonas Jasiulionis

2,257
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7. MMP-2 and MMP-9 Expression in Canine Cutaneous Melanocytic Tumours: Evidence of a Relationship with Tumoural Malignancy

By Isabel Pires, Joana Gomes, Justina Prada, Dinora Pereira and Felisbina L. Queiroga

1,779
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8. Glutamate Signaling in Human Cancers

By Brian A. Wall, Seung-Shick Shin and Suzie Chen

2,473
9. Current Therapies and New Pharmacologic Targets for Metastatic Melanoma

By Claudriana Locatelli, Fabíola Branco Filippin-Monteiro and Tânia Beatriz Creczynski-Pasa

1,727
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10. Targeted Agents for the Treatment of Melanoma: An Overview

By Hsiang-Wen Tseng, Wen-Tai Li+ and Jung-Feng Hsieh+

1,761
12. Gene Therapy for Melanoma: Progress and Perspectives

By Bryan E. Strauss and Eugenia Costanzi-Strauss

2,425
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13. The Potential Importance of K Type Human Endogenous Retroviral Elements in Melanoma Biology

By Jianli Dong, Gengming Huang, Rasheen Imtiaz and Fangling Xu

2,301
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14. Emerging GM3 Regulated Biomarkers in Malignant Melanoma

By Pu Wang*, Peipei Guan*, Su Xu, Zhanyou Wang, Sadako Yamagata and Tatsuya Yamagata

2,047
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15. After Surgery: Follow-Up Guidelines of Melanoma Patients

By Paolo Fava, Pietro Quaglino, Maria Grazia Bernengo and Paola Savoia

2,012

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