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. The complete text-including 900 full-color, downloadable images and 6 procedural videos-can be accessed online at www.expertconsult.com.
Broaden your understanding of all aspects of skin cancer-from the underlying biology to clinical manifestations of the disease to diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment-with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, multimedia reference.
See conditions as they appear in practice with guidance from detailed full-color images and step-by-step procedural videos.
New to This Edition
Stay current with the latest advancements and therapies! 11 new chapters cover 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 essential topics.
Get truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of the world's leading experts
Access the complete text online-including image bank and video library-at www.expertconsult.com
"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
By Darrell S. Rigel, MD, Clinical Professor Department of Dermatology New York University Medical School; Adjunct Clinical Professor Department of Dermatology Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; June K. Robinson, MD, Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL, USA.; Merrick I. Ross, MD, Professor of Surgery, Chief, Melanoma Section, Department of Surgical Oncology, Charles M. McBride Distinguished Professor, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas ; Robert Friedman, MD, MSc (Med), Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Dermatology New York University Medical School, New York, NY ; Clay J Cockerell, Professor of Dermatology and Pathology; Henry Lim, Chairman and C. S. Livingood Chair, Department of Dermatology and Eggert Stockfleth, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology; Head of Skin Cancer Center Charit©, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergy, Charit© - University Medical Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany ; Edited by John M Kirkwood, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Chief, Melanoma Center, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA