Skin Cancer - A World-Wide Perspective by Reinhard DummerSkin Cancer - A World-Wide Perspective by Reinhard Dummer

Skin Cancer - A World-Wide Perspective

byReinhard Dummer

Hardcover | January 28, 2011

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Over the last decades the incidence of skin cancers is dramatically increasing world-wide. This is not only confined to the incidence of melanoma but includes also other skin cancers such as basal cell carcinomas. Based on the recent WHO classification of skin cancers, this lavishly illustrated reference book covers comprehensively the epidemiology, histology and pathology, as well as diagnostic signs and treatment options of skin cancers. Homogenously and reader-friendly structured, it links the diagnostic and genetic features of each disease in order to guide the reader to the most appropriate therapeutic strategies for the best possible treatment outcome. In order to demonstrate the world wide activities in the field, all chapters cover the variations of the individual experiences and expertise in different nations.
Professor Reinhard Dummer leads a team of ca. 15 practitioners at the Department of Dermatology, University of Zurich Hospital. He is board certified in dermatology and allergology and clinical immunology. His research includes in particular the immune biology of cutaneous lymphomas, cutaneous melanomas, and epithelial skin cancers, an...
Title:Skin Cancer - A World-Wide PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:398 pagesPublished:January 28, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642050719

ISBN - 13:9783642050718

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Table of Contents

EPIDEMIOLOGY- PATHOGENESIS.- DISEASE ENTITIES.- Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer.-Melanocytic Tumors.- Cuteanous Lymphomas.- Others.- THERAPIES.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"Readers seeking a comprehensive, well-written compendium of information on cutaneous neoplasms, replete with excellent references, will be delighted with this new contribution. . it also presents a fair amount of basic science-a topic not commonly found in popular dermatology textbooks. . Dummer and colleagues' textbook provides a more worldwide focus, as well as International Classification of Diseases codes . that may be helpful to the practicing clinician. . will serve as an excellent reference for quite some time." (Daniel G. Federman, Journal of American Medical Association, Vol. 306 (7), August, 2011)"This book is intended to provide an overview of skin cancer by experts from around the world. . It would be useful for advanced medical students, residents in dermatology and possibly medicine, oncology fellows, and dermatologists. . This is a high quality, succinct overview of skin cancers." (Roger C. Lee, Doody's Review Service, October, 2011)