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Cancer of the Skin, 2nd Edition

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Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is your complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. Thoroughly updated with 11 new chapters, this broad-based, comprehensive reference provides you with the latest information on clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other timely topics. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in this field offers truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices.

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New to This Edition

    • Stay current with the latest advancements and therapies! 11 new chapters cover clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other essential topics.
    • Get truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of the world’s leading experts

    Access the complete text online-including image bank and video library-at www.expertconsult.com

Key Features

    • Broaden your understanding of all aspects of skin cancer-from the underlying biology to clinical manifestations of the disease to diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment-with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, multimedia reference.
    • See conditions as they appear in practice with guidance from detailed full-color images and step-by-step procedural videos.

Published Reviews

    "Highly Commended," Surgical Specialties Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

    "This book is an excellent primary resource for any physician seeking reliable and accessible information on cancer of the skin. It will also serve as a valuable ancillary resource for practitioners whose clinical duties involve the management of skin cancer, because it provides a thorough understanding of the biologic behavior, clinical presentation, and current treatment of malignant diseases of the skin." NEJM, review of last edition

    "Online and in print, Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is clinicians’ complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in the field offers diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices. This book is an excellent primary resource for any physician seeking reliable and accessible information on cancer of the skin. It will also serve as a valuable ancillary resource for practitioners whose clinical duties involve the management of skin cancer, because it provides a thorough understanding of the biologic behavior, clinical presentation, and current treatment of malignant diseases of the skin. - NEJM, review of last edition

    Clinicians will find this comprehensive textbook a valuable summary of the current knowledge gleaned by the literally thousands of years of combined clinical and therapeutic experience coupled with extensive reviews of literature by the multiple authors who have the very best of what is known today." - SirReadaLot.org

    "Since the incidence of cutaneous cancers is increasing at an alarming rate, this is a valuable addition to the library of any physician wishing to improve their knowledge of this important health problem. With the many advances in skin cancer diagnosis and management since the 2005 edition, this update is certainly necessary." - Renata Mullen, MD Palo Alto Medical Foundation (Doody 4 Star rating)

     

Author Information

    By Darrell S. Rigel, MD, Clinical Professor Department of Dermatology New York University Medical School; Adjunct Clinical Professor Department of Dermatology Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; June K. Robinson, MD, Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL, USA.; Merrick I. Ross, MD, Professor of Surgery, Chief, Melanoma Section, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA ; Robert Friedman, MD, MSc (Med), Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Dermatology New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY ; Clay J Cockerell, Clinical Professor, Dermatology and Pathology;, Director, Cockerell and Associates Dermpath Diagnostics; Director, Division of Dermatopathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA; Henry Lim, Chairman and C. S. Livingood Chair, Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital; Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Henry Ford Health System and Eggert Stockfleth, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology; Head of Skin Cancer Center Charité, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergy, Charité - University Medical Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany ; Edited by John M Kirkwood, MD, Usher Professor of Medicine, Dermatology, and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

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Cancer of the Skin, 2nd Edition
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  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 720 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1788-4
  • Copyright: 2011