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Advances in Malignant Melanoma

Clinical and Research Perspectives

Edited by April Armstrong

University of California, Davis, United States of America

This book titled Advances in Malignant Melanoma - Clinical and Research Perspectives represents an international effort to highlight advances in our understanding of malignant melanoma from both clinical and research perspectives. The authors for this book consist of an international group of recognized leaders in melanoma research and patient care, and they share their unique perspectives regarding melanoma epidemiology, risk factors, diagnostic and prognostic tools, phenotypes, treatment, and future research directions. The book is divide into four sections: (1) Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Melanoma, (2) Clinical Phenotypes of Melanoma, (3) Investigational Treatments for Melanoma and Pigmentary Disorders, and (4) Advances in Melanoma Translational Research. This book does not attempt to exhaustively cover all aspects of the aforementioned topics. Rather, it is a compilation of our authors' pearls and unique perspectives on the relevant advances in melanoma during the recent years.

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Advances in Malignant MelanomaClinical and Research PerspectivesEdited by April Armstrong

Published: September 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1035

ISBN: 978-953-307-575-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6492-0

Copyright year: 2011

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44175 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Melanoma Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Clinical Phenotypes

By Elena B. Hawryluk and David E. Fisher


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2. Increasing Incidences of Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma by Region Around the World

By Dianne E. Godar


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3. Skin Pigmentation and Melanoma Risk

By John A. D’Orazio, Amanda Marsch, James Lagrew and W. Brooke Veith


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4. Desmoplastic Melanoma

By Lily S. Cheng and April W. Armstrong


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5. Melanoma During Pregnancy

By Lazar Popovic, Zorka Grgic and Milica Popovic


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6. Familial Melanoma in Italy: A Review

By Gloria Funari, Chiara Menin, Lisa Elefanti, Emma D'Andrea and Maria Chiara Scaini


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7. Genetics of Uveal Melanoma

By Thomas van den Bosch, Jackelien van Beek, Emine Kiliç, Nicole Naus, Dion Paridaens and Annelies de Klein


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8. Melanoma Immunotherapy

By HT Duc


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9. Melanin Hyperpigmentation Inhibitors from Natural Resources

By Hideaki Matsuda, Kazuya Murata, Kimihisa Itoh, Megumi Masuda and Shunsuke Naruto


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10. Caveolin-1 in Melanoma Progression

By Lorena Lobos-González, Lorena Aguilar, Gonzalo Fernández, Carlos Sanhueza and Andrew F.G Quest


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11. IMP3 and Malignant Melanoma

By Mark J. Mentrikoski and Haodong Xu


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12. Effects of Social Stress on Immunomodulation and Tumor Development

By Oscar Vegas, Larraitz Garmendia, Amaia Arregi and Arantza Azpiroz


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