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The ultimate all-in-one guide to diagnosing and treating skin cancer
A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE!
4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"This excellent comprehensive book covers all types of skin cancer, their clinical presentation, the genetic alterations leading to particular tumors, and treatment. The clinical color photographs for the most part are of fine quality. The histology is shown side by side with the clinical findings. Shaded summary boxes highlight the salient points for those who wish a quick read through the book....Everyone will enjoy the thorough coverage of the diagnosis and management of skin cancer in this book. I highly recommend it be purchased by any physician caring for patients with skin cancer. The abundant illustrations are of high quality."Doody's Review Service
Comprehensive in scope, yet precise in its approach, this superbly illustrated text is a must-have clinical companion for any dermatology practice. Skin Cancer carefully takes you through every important step in the diagnosis and clinical management of skin cancer conditions.
Skin Cancer begins with an incisive discussion of both normal and aging skin, and the incidences and causes of skin cancer. Next, you'll get a thorough look at all types of skin cancerfollowed by a section on treating cancer in various patient populations, including non-white populations, children, and pregnant women. The book concludes with in-depth sections on skin cancer preventioncovering critical topics such as skin cancer vaccines and chemoprevention of skin cancerin addition to the medicolegal and economic issues related to skin cancer.
- The complete A-to-Z guide to skin cancer, offering a clear understanding of skin cancer epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, future directions, and medicolegal and psychosocial aspects
- More than 450 illustrations
- State-of-the-art coverage of biopsy techniques, dermoscopy and mole mapping, surgical excision, reconstructive surgery of eye lid cancers and skin cancer defects, and more
- Consistent outlines of chapters within a section that summarize chapter material
- Key points that introduce the start of each major section within a chapter
- Numerous easy-to-use tables and boxes
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.16(d)|
About the Author
Keyvan Nouri, MD, is Professor of Dermatology and Otolaryngology; Director of Mohs, Dermatologic and Laser Surgery; and Director of Surgical Training in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami,FL.
Table of Contents
ContributorsForeword, Perry Robins, MD, President, Skin Cancer FoundationPreface
Section 1. Cancers and Tumors1. Normal Skin 2. Aging Skin3. Epidemiology of Skin Cancer 4. Etiology of Skin Cancer5. The Genetic Basis of Common Forms of Skin Cancer6. Basal Cell carcinoma7. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin 8. Congenital Melanocytic Nevi9. Spitz Tumors and Variants 10. Atypical Melanovytic Nevi11. Malignant Melanoma 12. Cutaneous Lymphomas and Leukemias 13. Merkel Cell Carcinoma14. Fibrohistiocytic Tumors15. Sarcomas16. Sweat Gland Tumors17. Sebaceous Carcinoma 18. Hair Follicle Tumors19. Tumors of the Nail Unit20. Vascular Tumors of the Skin 21. Kaposi Sarcoma22. Eyelid Cancers23. Oral Cancer24. Genital Cancers25. Paget's Disease26. HPV-Associated Skin Cancers27. Cutaneous Metastases28. Skin Cancer in Transplant Patients29. Skin Cancers in HIV Patients30. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers in Non-White Populations31. Melanoma in Non-White Populations32. Skin Cancer and Pregnancy33. Skin Cancer in Pediatric Population34. Syndromes Associated with Skin Cancers35. Dermatologic Manifestations of Internal Malignancy
Section 2. Techniques and Treatments36. Biopsy Techniques37. Dermoscopy and Mole Mapping38. The Role of Sentinal Lymph-Node Biopsy in Skin Cancer Management39. Surgical Excision40. Mohs Micrographic Surgery41. Reconstructive Surgery of Eyelid Cancers42. Reconstructive Surgery of Skin Cancer Defects43. Cryosurgery44. Curettage and Electrodesiccation45. Lasers in Skin Cancer Diagnosis: Highlights of in vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy46. Photodynamic Therapy47. Radiation Therapy48. Immonomodulators for Skin Cancer49. Topical 5-Fluorouracil50. NSAIDS for the Treatment of Skin Cancer51. Chemotherapy and Other Adjuvant Therapies for Treatment of Skin Cancer52. Skin Cancer Vaccines53. Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer54. Natural Ingredients and Biomolecules for the Treatment of Skin Cancer55. Skin Cancer Prevention and Sunscreens
Section 3. Related Issues and Frontiers56. Photography of Skin Cancers57. New Approaches in the Diagnosis of Skin Cancer58. Teledermatology59. Medicines and Therapies Associated with Skin Cancer60. Indoor Tanning61. Economics of Skin Cancer62. Medical Legal Issues of Skin Cancer63. Psychosocial Aspects of Skin Cancer64. Education and Public Awareness of Skin Cancer65. Online Resources for Skin Cancer