Minimal Residual Disease in Melanoma: Biology, Detection and Clinical Relevance by U. ReinholdMinimal Residual Disease in Melanoma: Biology, Detection and Clinical Relevance by U. Reinhold

Minimal Residual Disease in Melanoma: Biology, Detection and Clinical Relevance

EditorU. Reinhold, W. Tilgen

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This volume comprises the proceedings of the First International Symposium on Minimal Residual Disease in Melanoma, held in Homburg/Saar, Germany in September 1999. Containing contributions by 24 renowned experts, the book covers all aspects of diagnosis and treatment of micrometastatic disease in melanoma. The topics include: biology of micrometastases and advanced methods for detection; detection of residual melanoma cells in the peripheral blood and bone marrow; detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel nodes; early recognition and monitoring by serological markers; clinical relevance of micrometastasis detection; therapeutic strategies to deal with residual melanoma cells.

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Title:Minimal Residual Disease in Melanoma: Biology, Detection and Clinical RelevanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:364264015X

ISBN - 13:9783642640155

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Biology of micrometastases and advanced methods for detection.- Detection of residual melanoma cells in the peripheral blood and bone marrow.- Detection of minimal residual disease in sentinel nodes.- Early recognition and monitoring by serological markers.- Clinical relevance of micrometastasis detection.- Therapeutic strategies against residual melanoma cells.