Melanoma, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics


  • Jeffrey Gershenwald, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Cancer Biology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

This issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics, Guest Edited by Dr. Jeffrey Gershenwald, presents various articles on the subject of Melanoma. Articles include: Pathologic Evaluation of the Primary Tumor and Sentinel Lymph Nodes; Staging and Prognosis; Management of Primary Melanoma; Management of the Clinically Uninvolved Nodal Basin in Cutaneous Melanoma; Evidence-based Approach to Imaging and Follow-up Guidelines for the Melanoma Patient; Treatment Strategies for the Intransit Melanoma Metastasis; Adjuvant Therapy for Stage III Melanoma; Role of Radiotherapy; Targeted Therapy; Immunotherapy; Assessment of Melanoma-specific Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO); and Metastasectomy for Stage IV Melanoma.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0510-8