Melanoma, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery

Melanoma, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery

1st Edition - September 9, 2021

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  • Editors: Brian R. Gastman, Michael W. Neumeister
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323813211

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This issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery, Guest Edited by Drs. Brian R. Gastman and Michael W. Neumeister, is dedicated to Melanoma. This issue is one of four selected each year. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Melanoma risk factors and prevention, Biology and signaling pathways of melanoma, Immunobiology of melanoma, Clinical diagnosis and classification, Histopathologic and molecular diagnosis of melanoma, AJCC staging and other platforms to assess prognosis and risk, Current treatment guidelines of primary melanoma including wide excision and use of sentinel node biopsy, Dermatologic follow-up and assessment of suspicious lesions, Immunotherapy of melanoma, Targeted therapies for melanoma, Non-operative intra-tumoral therapies, Role of radiation for locoregional and distant metastatic melanoma, Adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy for melanoma, Surgery of the nodal basins for trunk and extremity melanoma, Extirpative considerations of melanoma of the head and neck, Treatment of lentigo melanoma of the head and neck, Reconstructive considerations of melanoma of the head and neck, Melanoma of the hands and feet, Rare variants of melanoma, and Emerging therapies for melanoma.

Table of Contents

  • Melanoma Risk Factors and Prevention
    Canonical Signaling Pathways in Melanoma
    Immunobiology of Melanoma
    Clinical Diagnosis and Classification: Including Biopsy Techniques and Noninvasive Imaging
    Histopathologic and Molecular Diagnosis of Melanoma
    American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging and Other Platforms to Assess Prognosis and Risk
    Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymph Node Dissection, and Lymphedema Management Options in Melanoma
    Dermatologic Follow-up and Assessment of Suspicious Lesions
    Non-Operative Options for Loco-regional Melanoma
    Radiation Therapy for Local Cutaneous Melanoma
    Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapeutics for the Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma
    Extirpative Considerations of Melanoma of the Head and Neck
    Lentigo Maligna
    Spitz Nevus: Review and Update
    Melanoma of the Hands and Feet (With Reconstruction)
    Melanoma in Pregnancy and Pediatrics
    Mucosal Melanoma
    Emerging Therapies in the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

Product details

  • No. of pages: 240
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: September 9, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323813211

About the Editors

Brian R. Gastman

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Associate Professor/Staff Department of Plastic Surgery Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH, USA

Michael W. Neumeister

Affiliations and Expertise

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

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