Skin Cancer

The skin, uniquely positioned at the interface between the human body and the external world, plays a multifaceted role in the expression of cancer. Primary skin cancer is the most common cancer afflicting mankind and is rising in inci dence, despite the fact that it is often preventable. Besides primary cancer, the skin may show direct and indirect evidence of internal cancer, thus serving as a window to the body for both laymen and physicians alike. In addition, the acces sibility of the skin is useful for the study of carcinogenesis as well as cancer treat ment options. lowe much of my interest in skin cancer to Dr. Leon Goldman, the father of dermatologic laser surgery, and to Dr. Edmund Klein, the father of modern immunotherapy. We, at the Roswell Park Memorial Institute, were indeed for tunate to have a wealth of patients available for study. Many of the illustrations used in this book were of my patients at the Institute, and I kindly thank the fol lowing publications and their respective publishers for allowing me to reuse some of my photographs, most notably: Cancer Medicine (2nd edition), Journal of Surgical Oncology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, Cancer, and Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology. We are very fortunate in this work to have some of the world's foremost authorities in their areas as contributors, such as Drs. Zackheim, Lambert, J.W. Trimble, J.R. Trimble, Jackson, Crutcher, Mashberg, Wick, Sidell, F. Helm, G.

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  • Author : Robert A. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 427 pages
  • ISBN : 1461237904
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer
  • Author : Robert A. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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The skin, uniquely positioned at the interface between the human body and the external world, plays a multifaceted role in the expression of cancer. Primary skin cancer is the most common cancer afflicting mankind and is rising in inci dence, despite the fact that it is often preventable. Besides primary cancer, the skin may show direct and indirect evidence of internal cancer, thus serving as a window to the body for both laymen and physicians alike. In addition, the acces

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology E-Book

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology E-Book
  • Author : Martin D. Abeloff,James O. Armitage,John E. Niederhuber,Michael B. Kastan,W. Gillies McKenna
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 30 June 2008
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Carrying on the tradition established by its founding editor, the late Dr. Martin Abeloff, the 4th Edition of this respected reference synthesizes all of the latest oncology knowledge in one practical, clinically focused, easy-to-use volume. It incorporates basic science, pathology, diagnosis, management, outcomes, rehabilitation, and prevention – all in one convenient resource – equipping you to overcome your toughest clinical challenges. What's more, you can access the complete contents of this Expert Consult title online, and tap into its unparalleled guidance wherever

Take Control of Your Cancer Risk

Take Control of Your Cancer Risk
  • Author : John Whyte, MD, MPH
  • Publisher : Harper Horizon
  • Release : 05 October 2021
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Something everyone has the power to do is reduce your cancer risk, and this book will show you just how easy it is to do it. Each year, over a million people in the United States alone hear the words no one ever wants to hear: You have cancer. But what if there was a way for fewer people to hear these words? One of the biggest myths regarding cancer is that it’s mostly genetic - meaning that you

Sunlight, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer

Sunlight, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer
  • Author : Jörg Reichrath
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 November 2015
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The goal of this volume is to comprehensively cover a highly readable, updated and extended, overview on our present knowledge of positive and negative effects of UV‐exposure, with a focus on vitamin D and skin cancer. Topics that are discussed in‐depth by leading researchers and clinicians range from the newest findings in endocrinology, epidemiology, histology, photobiology, immunology, cytogenetics and molecular pathology to new concepts for prophylaxis and treatment. Experts in the field as well as health care professionals

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Author : Stephen N. Snow,George R. Mikhail
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 16 August 2022
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Mohs Micrographic Surgery, an advanced treatment procedure for skin cancer, offers the highest potential for recovery—even if the skin cancer has been previously treated. This procedure is a state-of-the-art treatment in which the physician serves as surgeon, pathologist, and reconstructive surgeon. It relies on the accuracy of a microscope to trace and ensure removal of skin cancer down to its roots. This procedure allows dermatologists trained in Mohs Surgery to see beyond the visible disease and to precisely identify

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
  • Author : U.s. Department of Health and Human Services,Office of the Surgeon General
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 21 October 2014
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Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, yet most cases are preventable. Every year in the United States, nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer, at an estimated cost of $8.1 billion. Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, causes nearly 9,000 deaths each year. Despite recent efforts to address risk factors, skin cancer rates continue to rise. While those with lighter skin are more susceptible, anyone can get skin cancer—and it can be

Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer

Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
  • Author : Armand B Cognetta,William M. Mendenhall
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 June 2013
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Photon Radiation Therapy for Skin Malignancies is a vital resource for dermatologists interested in radiation therapy, including the physics and biology behind treatment of skin cancers, as well as useful and pragmatic formulas and algorithms for evaluating and treating them. Dermatology has always been a field that overlaps multiple medical specialties and this book is no exception, with its focus on both dermatologists and radiation oncologists. It is estimated that between 2010 and 2020, the demand for radiation therapy will exceed the

Non-melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck

Non-melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck
  • Author : Faruque Riffat,Carsten E. Palme,Michael Veness
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 September 2015
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Non-melanoma skin cancer is a global public health issue. With an ever-increasing, and ageing, world population coupled with increasing numbers of immunosuppressed individuals the number of patients continues to rise. The head and neck is overwhelmingly the most frequent location for the development of a non-melanoma skin cancer and as such challenges the clinician with its complex anatomy. The importance of maintaining the aesthetics of the face and the function of the anatomy cannot be overstated, yet ultimately it is

Skin Cancer Management

Skin Cancer Management
  • Author : Deborah MacFarlane
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 March 2010
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The editor of Skin Cancer Management: A Practical Approach, Dr. Deborah MacFarlane, gathers experts in selected techniques related to the assessment and management of skin cancer and has them critically review the existing literature in light of their considerable experience delivering care. The authors make recommendations for the best way to perform procedures. The tables provided in each chapter then become a manual of how to perform these procedures, and may in time be adopted by the wider universe of

A Practical Guide to Skin Cancer

A Practical Guide to Skin Cancer
  • Author : Allison Hanlon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 May 2018
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Skin cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm, and with the increasing regularity of such tumors comes the need for a practical guide for medical professionals to reference for diagnosis, management, and treatment. This book covers everything from the epidemiology of the skin cancer, clinical presentation with clinical photographs, diagrams of the most common anatomical locations, to histological descriptions, special stains/tests for diagnosis, and a treatment algorithm in chart form. A Practical Guide to Skin Cancer offers brief and

Skin Cancers

Skin Cancers
  • Author : Caterina La Porta
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 14 November 2011
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Skin cancers are the fastest growing type of cancer in the United States and represent the most commonly diagnosed malignancy, surpassing lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer. In Europe, the British Isles have been the highest rates of skin cancer in children and adolescents. The overall idea of this book is to provide the reader with up to date information on the possible tools to use for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Three main issues are discussed: risk

Prevention of Skin Cancer

Prevention of Skin Cancer
  • Author : David Hill,Dallas R. English,J. Mark Elwood
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 March 2013
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Our series Cancer Prevention - Cancer Control continues to address the causes and prevention of cancer. In this volume, Hill, Elwood, and English bring together a rich resource summarizing the state of science underpinning the primary prevention of skin cancer. While skin cancer causes an increasing burden, particularly in populations of European origin, our understanding of the role of sun exposure together with the genetic components of skin cancer continues to grow. Given the emphasis on evidence-based medicine and public

The American Cancer Society's Oncology in Practice

The American Cancer Society's Oncology in Practice
  • Author : The American Cancer Society
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 February 2018
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Developed by the American Cancer Society this new textbook designed for a wide range of learners and practitioners comprehensively addresses all aspects of clinical management for cancer taking a balanced, authoritative and, -where possible- evidence-based stance and may be used in conjunction with the book, The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship. Edited by leading clinicians in the field and a stellar contributor list from the US and Europe, this book is written in an easy to

WHO Classification of Skin Tumours

WHO Classification of Skin Tumours
  • Author : D. E. Elder,D. Massi,Rein Willemze,R. Scolyer
  • Publisher : IARC Who Classification of Tum
  • Release : 21 September 2018
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The WHO Classification of Skin Tumours is the 11th volume in the 4th edition of the WHO series on the classification of human tumours. The series (also known as the Blue Books) has long been regarded by pathologists as the gold standard for the diagnosis of tumours, and it is an indispensable guide for the design of evaluations, clinical trials, and studies involving cancer. These authoritative and concise reference books provide an international standard for anyone involved in cancer research