Biology of Melanocytes and Primary Melanoma.- Immunology of Melanoma.- Biomarkers for Melanoma.- Clinical Presentations of Melanoma.- Dermoscopy/Confocal Microscopy.- Biopsy of Suspected Melanoma.- Lymphoscintigaphy in Patients With Melanoma.- Biopsy of the Sentinel Lymph Node.- Melanoma Prognosis and Staging.- Models for Predicting Melanoma Outcome.- Classification and Histopathology of Melanoma .- Molecular Pathology and Genomics of Melanoma.- Clinical Epidemiology of Melanoma.- Molecular Epidemiology of Melanoma.- Clinical Genetics and Risk Assessment of Melanoma.- Acquired Precursor Lesions and Phenotypic Markers of Increased Risk for Cutaneous Melanoma.- Melanoma Prevention and Screening.- Treatment of Primary Melanoma.- Reconstructive Options Following Surgery of Primary Melanoma.- Axillary and Epitrochlear Lymph Node Dissection for Melanoma.- Inguinofemoral, Iliac/Obturator, and Popliteal Lymphadenectomy for Melanoma.- Neck Dissection and Parotidectomy for Melanoma.- Local and Recurrent Regional Metastases of Melanoma.- Radiotherapy for Primary and Regional Melanoma.- Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for High-Risk Melanoma Patients.- Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for High-Risk Melanoma Patients.- Hyperthermic Regional Perfusion for Melanoma of the Limbs.- Isolated Limb Infusion for Melanoma.- Surveillance and Follow-up of Melanoma Patients.- Local melanoma recurrence, satellitosis and in transit metastasis: incidence, outcomes and selection of treatment options .- Acral Lentiginous Melanoma.- Lentigo Maligna Melanoma.- Mucosal Melanoma.- Melanoma in Children and Teenagers.- Pregnancy and the Use of Hormones in Melanoma Patients.- Diagnosis of Stage IV Melanoma.- Evolving Role of Chemotherapy-Based Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma.- Targeted Therapies for BRAF Mutant Metastatic Melanoma.- Molecularly Targeted Therapy for Patients With BRAF Wild-type Melanoma.- Cytokines (IL-2, IFN GM-CSF etc) Melanoma.- Checkpoint Inhibitors in the Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma.- Novel Immunotherapies and Novel Combinations of Immunotherapy.- Managing Checkpoint Inhibitor Symtoms and Toxicity.- Sequencing and Combinations of Molecularly Targeted and Immunotherapy for BRAF-Mutant Melanoma.- Melanoma Vaccines.- Cellular Therapy for Melanoma.- Systemic Therapy for Mucosal, Acral and Uveal Melanoma.- Dermatological Complications of Systemic Therapies for Melanoma.- Surgical Management of Distant Melanoma Metastases.- Radiotherapy for Distant Metastases.- Melanoma Brain Metastases: Unique Biology and Implications for Systemic Therapy.- A History of Melanoma: From Hunter to Morton.
Written by the leading melanoma experts from the United States, Australia, and Europe, this new edition incorporates the clinical outcomes of more than 70,000 patients treated at major melanoma centers throughout the world and is the definitive and most authoritative textbook on melanoma used worldwide. Providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive information needed for the clinical management and scientific study of melanoma, Cutaneous Melanoma, 6th edition covers everything from precursors of melanoma to advanced stages of metastatic disease.
• Sixth edition includes three new chapters and remaining chapters extensively updated and revised to include the latest clinical, radiological, and pathological data and clinical trial advances
• Written by leading melanoma experts from the United States, Australia, and Europe
• Incorporates clinical outcomes of more than 70,000 patients treated at major melanoma centers throughout the world
• The definitive and most authoritative textbook on melanoma used worldwide
• Offers the reader a balanced perspective of the risks and benefits involved in each treatment modality