Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


From Early Detection to Treatment

The Book "Melanoma - From Early Detection To Treatment" is aiming to present data and knowledge from most experienced experts in the field. The book covers main topics from the fundamental aspects to multiple approaches in the disease treatment as well as related features. It offers a global view concerning one of the most frequent types of cancer to which a substantial high proportion of people worldwide is confronted at some time point in life.

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MelanomaFrom Early Detection to TreatmentEdited by Guy Huynh Thien Duc

Published: January 30th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50853

ISBN: 978-953-51-0961-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7076-1

Copyright year: 2013

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48402 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

29 Dimensions Citations


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1. Overcoming Resistance to BRAF and MEK Inhibitors by Simultaneous Suppression of CDK4

By Jianli Dong


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2. Targeted Therapies in Melanoma: Successes and Pitfalls

By Giuseppe Palmieri, Maria Colombino, Maria Cristina Sini, Paolo Antonio Ascierto, Amelia Lissia and Antonio Cossu


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3. Low-Penetrance Variants and Susceptibility to Sporadic Malignant Melanoma

By G. Ribas, M. Ibarrola-Villava, M.C. Peña-Chilet, L.P. Fernandez and C. Martinez-Cadenas


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4. Melanoma Genetics: From Susceptibility to Progression

By Guilherme Francisco, Priscila Daniele Ramos Cirilo, Fernanda Toledo Gonçalves, Tharcísio Citrângulo Tortelli Junior and Roger Chammas


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5. Diagnosis, Histopathologic and Genetic Classification of Uveal Melanoma

By J.G.M. van Beek, A.E. Koopmans, R.M. Verdijk, N.C. Naus, A. de Klein and E. Kilic


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6. Recombinant DNA Technology in Emerging Modalities for Melanoma Immunotherapy

By Vitali Alexeev, Alyson Pidich, Daria Marley Kemp and Olga Igoucheva


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7. Acquired Resistance to Targeted MAPK Inhibition in Melanoma

By Kavitha Gowrishankar, Matteo S. Carlino and Helen Rizos


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8. Pars Plana Vitrectomy Associated with or Following Plaque Brachytherapy for Choroidal Melanoma

By John O. Mason and Sara Mullins


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9. Combination Therapies to Improve Delivery of Protective T Cells into the Melanoma Microenvironment

By Devin B. Lowe, Jennifer L. Taylor and Walter J. Storkus


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10. Management of In-Transit Malignant Melanoma

By Paul J. Speicher, Douglas S. Tyler and Paul J. Mosca


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11. Management of Brain Metastasis in Melanoma Patients

By Sherif S. Morgan*, Joanne M. Jeter, Evan M. Hersh, Sun K. Yi and Lee D. Cranmer*


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12. Surgical Treatment of Nevi and Melanoma in the Pediatric Age

By Andrea Zangari, Federico Zangari, Mercedes Romano, Elisabetta Cerigioni, Maria Giovanna Grella, Anna Chiara Contini and Martino Ascanio


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13. Adoptive Cell Therapy of Melanoma: The Challenges of Targeting the Beating Heart

By Jennifer Makalowski and Hinrich Abken


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14. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Methotrexate Resistance in Melanoma

By Luis Sanchez del-Campo, Maria F. Montenegro, Magali Saez-Ayala, María Piedad Fernández-Pérez, Juan Cabezas-Herrera and Jose Neptuno Rodriguez-Lopez


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15. Surgery and the Staging of Melanoma

By Z. Al-Hilli, D. Evoy, J.G. Geraghty, E.W. McDermott and R.S. Prichard


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16. Melanoma: Treatments and Resistance

By Jonathan Castillo Arias and Miriam Galvonas Jasiulionis


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17. Management of Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

By Yoshitaka Kai and Sakuhei Fujiwara


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18. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma and Surgical Approach to Lymph Node Metastasis

By Yasuhiro Nakamura and Fujio Otsuka


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19. Cutaneous Melanoma − Surgical Treatment

By Mario Santinami, Roberto Patuzzo, Roberta Ruggeri, Gianpiero Castelli, Andrea Maurichi, Giulia Baffa and Carlotta Tinti


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20. Therapeutic Agents for Advanced Melanoma

By Zhao Wang, Wei Li and Duane D. Miller


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21. Update in Ocular Melanoma

By Victoria de los Ángeles Bustuoabad, Lucia Speroni and Arturo Irarrázabal


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22. The Menace of Melanoma: A Photodynamic Approach to Adjunctive Cancer Therapy

By L.M. Davids and B. Kleemann


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23. Study of the Anti-Photoaging Effect of Noni (Morinda citrifolia)

By Hideaki Matsuda, Megumi Masuda, Kazuya Murata, Yumi Abe and Akemi Uwaya


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24. Inhibiting S100B in Malignant Melanoma

By Kira G. Hartman, Paul T. Wilder, Kristen Varney, Alexander D. Jr. MacKerell, Andrew Coop, Danna Zimmer, Rena Lapidus and David J. Weber


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25. Immunomodulation

By Konstantinos Arnaoutakis, Dorothy A. Graves, Laura F. Hutchins and Thomas Kieber-Emmons


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