Managing Skin Cancer by Eggert StockflethManaging Skin Cancer by Eggert Stockfleth

Managing Skin Cancer

EditorEggert Stockfleth, Ted Rosen, Steven Schumaak

Hardcover | December 17, 2009

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Skin cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm and its incidence is rising worldwide. The epidemic increase in such tumors calls for efficient management by the application of appropriate guidelines for therapy and prevention. Clinicians managing these patients need to keep up to date with the latest advances, allowing them to provide optimal treatment. This practical guide offers the reader a comprehensive overview of the options for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cutaneous cancer. It covers all common skin cancers and also rarer lesions. Employing an "evidence-based medicine" approach, this truly international work presents a well-illustrated text in a reader-friendly format with step-by-step guidelines and visual flowcharts. Dermatologists, oncologists, and all other interested physicians will find this book an extraordinarily valuable resource for the clinical management of cutaneous cancer in their daily practice.
Title:Managing Skin CancerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:December 17, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540793461

ISBN - 13:9783540793465

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Table of Contents

Introduction. - Incidence of Non Melanoma Skin Cancer. - Diagnosis of NMSC (Including Reflectance Confocal Microscopy). - Actinic Keratosis. - Basal Cell Carcinoma. - Squamous Cell Carcinoma. - Other Skin Cancers: M. Bowen, Keratoacanthoma, M. Paget, Merkel cell carcinoma, Adnexal Cancers, Sarcomas, Vascular Neoplasms. - Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"Both common and uncommon forms of skin cancer are covered in this book. Each chapter addresses a different malignancy, describing symptoms, signs . and treatment options in a clear and straightforward manner. . The book is written for physicians who see patients with skin cancer in their practice. It would be useful for medical students, dermatology residents, or other medical professionals . looking for practical, straightforward discussions. . This would be useful on the shelf of all medical professionals who address skin cancer . ." (Kathleen E. Kramer, Doody's Review Service, July, 2010)