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Skin Cancer

A Practical Approach

Baldi, Alfonso, Pasquali, Paola, Spugnini, Enrico P (Eds.)

2014, XIV, 569 p. 270 illus., 222 illus. in color.

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  • Provides a concise and comprehensive summary of skin cancer
  • Written by a worldwide base of experts
  • Extensively illustrated with figures and color photographs

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.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cryosurgery - Dermoscopy - Mohs micrographic surgery - Oncological skin disease - Skin biopsy

Related subjects » Dermatology - Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Pathology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Chapter 1
Embryology and Anatomy of the Skin
Maria De Falco, Michele M. Pisano, Antonio De Luca

Chapter 2
Epidemiology  And  Prevention  Of  Cutaneous Tumors
Alessandra Scarabello  and Paola Muti

Chapter 3
Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: focus on biochemical and molecular characteristics
Michele Caraglia, Giovanni Nicoletti, Amelia Lombardi, Gerardo Botti, Renato Franco

Chapter 4
Molecular Pathology Of Melanocytic Skin Cancer
Giuseppe Palmieri, Peter Sarantopoulos, Raymond Barnhill, Alistair Cochran

Chapter 5
Basal Cell Carcinoma: molecular and pathological features
Renato Franco, Anna Maria Anniciello, Gerardo Botti, Michele Caraglia

Chapter 6
Skin Adnexal tumors: a large spectrum of clinic-pathological lesions.
Renato Franco, Maria Elena Errico, Federica Zito Marino, Annamaria Anniciello Gerardo Botti, Michele Caraglia

Chapter 7
Pathology of Melanocytic Skin Tumors
Claudio Clemente and Martin C. Mihm Jr

Chapter 8
Pathology Of Other Skin Cancer
Feliciano Baldi, Angeles Fortuño, Alexander Bianchi, Alfredo D'Avino, Alfonso Baldi

Chapter 9
Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas
Emanuela Bonoldi, Umberto Gianelli

Chapter 10
Comparative Oncology of Skin Cancer
Ira Gordon, DVM

Chapter 11
Clinical-pathological integration in the diagnosis of skin cancer
Alon Scope and Ashfaq A.Marghoob

Chapter 12
Angeles Fortuno

Chapter 13
Susana Puig and Joseph Malvehy

Chapter 14
Introduction to Ultrasonography in Skin Cancer
Ximena Wortsman

Chapter 15
Use of 22 MHz High Frequency Ultrasound in the management of skin cancer
Paola Pasquali, Camacho E, Angeles Fortuno

Chapter 16
Optical Coherence Tomography
Mette Mogensen, Lotte Themstrup, Christina Banzhaf, Sebastian Marschall, Peter E. Andersen and Gregor Jemec

Chapter 17Reflectance Confocal Microscopy in Skin Cancer
Virginia Sanchez, Martina Ulrich, Susanne Lange-Asschenfeldt, Salvador Gonzalez

Chapter 18
Multiphoton Laser Microscopy with Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging and Skin Cancer
Stefania Seidenari, Federica Arginelli, Marco Manfredini

Chapter 19
Photography in Dermatology
Paola Pasquali

Chapter 20
Topical Treatment
Miguel Alejandro López

Chapter 21
MOHS Micrographic Surgery
Garcés J. Ramón

Chapter 22
Skin Cancer Surgery
Michele de Nuntiis, Enrico Baldessari, Riccardo Garcea, Valeria Soci

Chapter 23
Paola Pasquali

Chapter 24
Immunological aspects of cryosurgery
Eduardo K. Moioli and Aleksandar Krunic

Chapter 25
Photodynamic Therapy
Raffaella Sala, Maria Teresa Rossi and Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton

Chapter 26
Lasers for Skin Cancer
Michael McLeod, Katherine M. Ferris, Sonal Choudhary, Yasser A. Alqubaisy,  Keyvan Nouri

Chapter 27
Radiation therapy in Dermatology
Stephan Lautenschlager

Chapter 28
Electrochemotherapy in dermatological oncology
Enrico P Spugnini

Chapter 29
Systemic Treatment of Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas
Pablo Luis Ortiz-Romero and Evangelia Papadavid

Chapter 30
Systemic therapy in melanoma
Carmen Nuzzo, Maria Simona Pino, Francesco Cognetti

Chapter 31
Systemic Therapy for Rare Tumours of the Skin and Soft Tissue Tumour
Bruno Vincenzi, Anna Maria Frezza, Daniele Santini and Giuseppe Tonini

Chapter 32
Sentinel Lymph Node
Paolo Persichetti, Stefania Tenna, Beniamino Brunetti, Stefano Campa

Chapter 33
Sunlight-Induced Skin Cancer In Companion Animals
Paulo Vilar Saavedra and Barbara Kitchell

Chapter 34

Telemedicine and skin cancer: Teledermatology and Teledermoscopy
Job Paul van der Heijden, Leonard Witkamp

Chapter 35
Automated Content-Based Image Retrieval: Application On Dermoscopic Images Of Pigmented Skin Lesions
Alfonso Baldi, Raffaele Murace, Emanuele Dragonetti, Mario Manganaro, Stefano Bizzi

Chapter 36
Gene Expression Profiling in Melanoma
Stefania Crispi and Emilia Caputo

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