Skin Cancer Book

Skin Cancer


  • Author : Robert A. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 427
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461237907

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Skin Cancer Excerpt :

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.

A Practical Guide to Skin Cancer Book

A Practical Guide to Skin Cancer


  • Author : Allison Hanlon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319749037

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A Practical Guide to Skin Cancer Excerpt :

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 succinct chapters with pertinent references, as well as high quality color photographs, diagrams, tables, and charts. Written for dermatologists, dermatology residents, and oncologists, this book allows for the reader to quickly and easily obtain the information regarding a tumor’s clinical presentation, patient evaluation and treatment algorithms, proving essential for every physician who encounters these tumors in their daily practice.

Sunlight  Vitamin D and Skin Cancer Book

Sunlight Vitamin D and Skin Cancer


  • Author : Jörg Reichrath
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-09-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030462277

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Sunlight Vitamin D and Skin Cancer Excerpt :

The third edition is a comprehensive and updated overview of positive and negative effects of UV-exposure, with a focus on Vitamin D and skin cancer. Researchers, oncologists,and students will be provided with the most significant and timely information related to topics such as the epidemiology of skin cancer, the immune system and skin cancer, ultraviolet damage, DNA repair and Vitamin D in Nonmelanoma skin cancer and malignant melanoma. There have been a number of new, scientific findings in this fast moving field that necessitated a thoroughly updated and revised edition including new Vitamin D metabolites and skin cancer, new findings on the beneficial effects of UV and solar UV and skin cancer, adverse effects of sun protection and sunscreens, sun exposure and mortality, and more. The book will summarize essential, up-to-date information for every clinician or scientist interested in how to balance the positive and negative effects of UV‐exposure to minimize the risks of developing vitamin D deficiency and skin cancer.

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

The Surgeon General s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer


  • Author : Office of Office of the Surgeon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-07-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 109
  • ISBN 10 : 1083100165

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The Surgeon General s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer Excerpt :

This document is a Call to Action to partners in prevention from various sectors across the nation to address skin cancer as a major public health problem. Many partners are essential to this effort, including federal, state, tribal, local, and territorial governments; members of the business, health care, and education sectors; community, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations; and individuals and families. The goal of this document is to increase awareness of skin cancer and to call for actions to reduce its risk.The first section describes the problem of skin cancer and its major risk factors. It also discusses the relationship between exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation and health. The second section describes the current evidence on preventing skin cancer, including current initiatives in the United States and in other countries. The third section describes the gaps in research related to skin cancer prevention, highlighting areas of research where more work is needed. The fourth section identifies specific opportunities to prevent skin cancer by reducing UV exposure in the U.S. population and calls for nationwide action.

Skin Cancer Book

Skin Cancer


  • Author : Alfonso Baldi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-08-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 569
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461473572

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Skin Cancer Excerpt :

Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach presents a comprehensive and up to date overview on skin cancer. With an emphasis on practical aspects that will set the basis for guidelines of treatment, the volume presents different diagnostic tools to help physicians obtain the proper diagnosis. Written by a worldwide base of experts selected on their recognized expertise on the different themes discussed, Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach is a valuable resource for investigators in the field of skin cancer, including pathologists, medical and surgical oncologists, dermatologists, general surgeons, and veterinary oncologists

Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer Book

Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer


  • Author : Armand B Cognetta
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461469865

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Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer Excerpt :

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 number of radiation oncologists practicing in the U.S. tenfold, which could profoundly affect the ability to provide patients with sufficient access to treatment. Photon Radiation Therapy for Skin Malignancies enhances the knowledge of dermatologists and radiation oncologists and presents them with the most up-to-date information regarding detection, delineation and depth determination of skin cancers, and appropriate biopsy techniques. In addition, the book also addresses radiation therapy of the skin and the skin’s reactions to radiation therapy.

Abeloff s Clinical Oncology E Book Book

Abeloff s Clinical Oncology E Book


  • Author : Martin D. Abeloff
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-06-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437720563

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Abeloff s Clinical Oncology E Book Excerpt :

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 and whenever you need it most! Equips you to select the most appropriate tests and imaging studies for diagnosing and staging each type of cancer, and manage your patients most effectively using all of the latest techniques and approaches. Explores all of the latest scientific discoveries' implications for cancer diagnosis and management. Employs a multidisciplinary approach - with contributions from pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and surgical oncologists - for well-rounded perspectives on the problems you face. Offers a user-friendly layout with a consistent chapter format • summary boxes • a full-color design • and more than 1,445 illustrations (1,200 in full color), to make reference easy and efficient. Offers access to the book's complete contents online – fully searchable – from anyplace with an Internet connection. Presents discussions on cutting-edge new topics including nanotechnology, functional imaging, signal transduction inhibitors, hormone modulators, complications of transplantation, and much more. Includes an expanded color art program that highlights key points, illustrates relevant science and clinical problems, and enhances your understanding of complex concepts.

Non melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck Book

Non melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck


  • Author : Faruque Riffat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-09-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 9788132224976

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Non melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck Excerpt :

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 always the aim of curing a patient with the minimum of morbidity that clinicians strive for. However, the spectrum of presentations and subsequent management varies widely, ranging from patients with the ubiquitous low-risk mid-face basal cell carcinoma to those diagnosed with relatively uncommon but potentially life-threatening high-risk squamous cell carcinomas (e.g. involving metastatic lymph nodes or with perineural invasion present) and Merkel cell carcinomas.

Fast Facts  Skin Cancer Book

Fast Facts Skin Cancer


  • Author : Karen L. Agnew
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-09-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 1908541504

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Fast Facts Skin Cancer Excerpt :

Fast Facts: Skin Cancer has been written by three international experts to equip healthcare professionals with the necessary diagnostic skills and treatment options to save lives.

Skin Cancer Management Book

Skin Cancer Management


  • Author : Deborah MacFarlane
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-03-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN 10 : 0387884955

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Skin Cancer Management Excerpt :

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 dermatologists as the standard of performance. The detailed descriptions of technique and treatment pearls lead the novice through the sequence of events in a way that instills confidence in their ability to safely perform the procedure. An example of the painstaking expla- tions is found in Chapter 5, Intralesional and Perilesional Treatment of Skin Cancers. The reader is advised to place eye protection on the patient and those performing the injection of methotrexate into a keratoacanthoma with a central crust. Rest assured that there will be a spray or stream of methotrexate emitted from the crusted area. Having eye protection will prevent methotrexate from accidentally getting into someone’s eye. Since we all learn to assimilate new information by taking action on the recommendations that we read, it would be a good idea for the physician to create, where relevant, a checklist for each procedure in the text. The checklist can be given to the office staff to set up the equipment for the procedure.

Skin Cancer  Pathogenesis and Diagnosis Book

Skin Cancer Pathogenesis and Diagnosis


  • Author : Ashish Dwivedi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811603648

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Skin Cancer Pathogenesis and Diagnosis Excerpt :

This book highlights the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the initiation and progression of skin cancer. It also explains the role of the environment in skin cancer development and explores the potential of microbiome in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of skin cancer. The book also presents potential biomarkers for early detection of skin cancer and discusses recent advances in skin cancer prevention and treatment using photodynamic therapy. Lastly, it summarizes the applications of biomedical engineering, non-coding and nanotechnology in the diagnosis and therapeutics in skin cancer. It is a valuable resource for investigators in the field of skin cancer, including pathologists, medical and surgical oncologists, and dermatologists.

Non Melanoma Skin Cancer and Cutaneous Melanoma Book

Non Melanoma Skin Cancer and Cutaneous Melanoma


  • Author : Othon Papadopoulos
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 844
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030187972

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Non Melanoma Skin Cancer and Cutaneous Melanoma Excerpt :

This book describes and illustrates the reconstructive surgical techniques appropriate in patients with skin cancer and melanoma, according to anatomic region, with a view to enabling readers to perform these techniques optimally. An extensive introductory section discusses skin cancer and melanoma from the points of view of dermatology, oncology, pathology, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. The surgical treatment and reconstruction of localized skin cancer and melanoma in each anatomic region are then explained step by step with the aid of a wealth of color photos. The final section similarly presents the techniques and procedures appropriate for the surgical treatment and reconstruction of lymph node metastases, covering the sentinel node, lymphadenectomy, and lymphedema. This book will be immensely valuable for plastic and general surgeons, and also of interest for dermatologists, pathologists, oncologists, and nuclear medicine physicians.​

Cancer of the Skin Book

Cancer of the Skin


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Skin
  • Pages : 698
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:771939937

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Cancer of the Skin Excerpt :

Online and in print, Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is your complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. Thoroughly updated with 11 new chapters, this broad-based, comprehensive reference provides you with the latest information on clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other timely topics. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in this field offers truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices.

Advanced Skin Cancer Book

Advanced Skin Cancer


  • Author : Debjani Sahni
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : 0429026684

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Advanced Skin Cancer Excerpt :

"An advanced skin cancer is one that has already metastasized beyond its primary origin, or one that has invaded underlying tissue such that surgical resection either is technically impossible or would lead to an unacceptable functional or cosmetic outcome. These skin cancers present a complex problem that requires the input of multiple specialties to delineate the best management plan. National guidelines utilize the best available data to guide management decisions. However, there is considerable leeway within the guidelines, enabling the ultimate care decision to be molded to best fit each individual patient. This book aims to provide instructional examples of patient cases where the input of the multi-disciplinary team is critical in providing the most suitable care plan for the patient"--

Take Control of Your Cancer Risk Book

Take Control of Your Cancer Risk


  • Author : John Whyte, MD, MPH
  • Publisher : Harper Horizon
  • Release Date : 2021-10-05
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780785240419

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Take Control of Your Cancer Risk Excerpt :

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 have no control over whether you get it. While genetics do have an impact, the truth is that your lifestyle and environment play the major role. Physician and Chief Medical Offer of WebMD John Whyte, MD, MPH, shares straightforward information and equips you with strategies to help you on a journey to better health. In Take Control of Your Cancer Risk, Dr. Whyte provides helpful tips including: assessing your cancer risk knowing which screenings you need, and when learning the role food, exercise, and sleep play understanding the relationship between stress and cancer Take Control of Your Cancer Risk is filled with practical advice that empowers you to really take control of our health.