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Cancer of the Skin: Expert Consult

Cancer of the Skin: Expert Consult

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By (author) Darrell S. Rigel, By (author) June K. Robinson, By (author) Merrick I. Ross, By (author) Robert M. Friedman, By (author) Clay J. Cockerell, By (author) Henry W. Lim, By (author) Eggert Stockfleth, Edited by John M. Kirkwood

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Mixed media product | 720 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 282mm x 38mm | 2,245g
  • Publication date: 26 July 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1437717888
  • ISBN 13: 9781437717884
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 900 illustrations (900 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 312,264

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"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.

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"Highly Commended," Surgical Specialties Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition "This book is an excellent primary resource for any physician seeking reliable and accessible information on cancer of the skin. It will also serve as a valuable ancillary resource for practitioners whose clinical duties involve the management of skin cancer, because it provides a thorough understanding of the biologic behavior, clinical presentation, and current treatment of malignant diseases of the skin." NEJM, review of last edition "Online and in print, Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is clinicians' complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in the field offers diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices. This book is an excellent primary resource for any physician seeking reliable and accessible information on cancer of the skin. It will also serve as a valuable ancillary resource for practitioners whose clinical duties involve the management of skin cancer, because it provides a thorough understanding of the biologic behavior, clinical presentation, and current treatment of malignant diseases of the skin. - NEJM, review of last edition Clinicians will find this comprehensive textbook a valuable summary of the current knowledge gleaned by the literally thousands of years of combined clinical and therapeutic experience coupled with extensive reviews of literature by the multiple authors who have the very best of what is known today." - SirReadaLot.org "Since the incidence of cutaneous cancers is increasing at an alarming rate, this is a valuable addition to the library of any physician wishing to improve their knowledge of this important health problem. With the many advances in skin cancer diagnosis and management since the 2005 edition, this update is certainly necessary." - Renata Mullen, MD Palo Alto Medical Foundation (Doody 4 Star rating)