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Current Management of Malignant Melanoma

Management of melanoma is challenging, especially for the late stage of the disease. Development of new therapies and optimizing current treatments are being pursued in attempt to further improve the survival rate. The book provides up-to-date knowledge and experience in early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of melanoma as well as current ongoing clinical studies on melanoma. The book also provides the most recent perspectives of research on the molecular basis of melanoma, such as melanoma associated genes and a possible link between stress and melanoma.

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Current Management of Malignant MelanomaEdited by Ming Yu Cao

Published: September 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/768

ISBN: 978-953-307-264-7

Copyright year: 2011

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25484 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations

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1. Clinical Cytology in the Diagnosis and Management of Melanoma

By Neelaiah Siddaraju

5150

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2. Non-Invasive Determination of Breslow Index

By Amouroux Marine and Blondel Walter

2500

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3. Current Controversies in the Surgical Management of Melanoma

By Joyce DP, Prichard RS and Hill ADK

1041

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4. Challenging Problems in the Surgical Management of Melanoma

By Asvin M. Ganapathi, Douglas S. Tyler and Paul J. Mosca

1543

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5. Immunotargeting of Melanoma

By Jacek Mackiewicz and Andrzej Mackiewicz

1323

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6. Adjuvant Treatment of Melanoma

By J. A. Moreno Nogueira, M. Valero Arbizu and C. Moreno Rey

1071

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7. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy of Cutaneous Melanoma

By Ekaterina Borisova, Irina Bliznakova, Vanya Mantareva, Ivan Angelov, Latchezar Avramov and Elmira Petkova

1451

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8. Update on Current Phase III Clinical Trials in Melanoma

By Amy Q. Cao and Ming Yu Cao

1372

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9. Uvel Melanoma

By Ozlem Yenice and Eren Cerman

1550

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10. Expression of Tumour Associated Transcripts in Malignant Melanoma Metastases - with Methodological Aspects

By Malin Farnebäck, Annika Håkansson, Leif Håkansson, Bertil Gustafsson and Bertil Kågedal

911

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11. Epigenetics: A Possible Link Between Stress and Melanocyte Malignant Transformation

By Fernanda Molognoni and Miriam Galvonas Jasiulionis

1719

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12. Antioxidant Defense and UV-Induced Melanogenesis: Implications for Melanoma Prevention

By Uraiwan Panich

4265

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13. Adaptation to ER Stress as a Mechanism of Resistance of Melanoma to Treatment

By Xu Dong Zhang, Peter Hersey, Kwang Hong Tay, Hsin-Yi Tseng, Chen Chen Jiang and Li Dong

1588

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