Skin Cancer: Basic Science, Clinical Research and Treatment

This volume gives a comprehensive account of current skin cancer research. The fields of general tumour biology, photocarcinogenesis, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer are covered by selected authors. The book includes the following topics: insight into the differentiation of malignant cells; th...

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Main Author: Garbe, Claus
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Schmitz, Stefan (Editor), Orfanos, Constantin E. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1995, 1995
Series:Recent Results in Cancer Research
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This volume gives a comprehensive account of current skin cancer research. The fields of general tumour biology, photocarcinogenesis, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer are covered by selected authors. The book includes the following topics: insight into the differentiation of malignant cells; the role of UV-light, from the molecular to the genetic level; clues to the origin of Kaposi's sarcoma; new laboratory techniques allowing improved typing, prognostic accuracy and more rational treatment of diverse skin malignancies; and refined and new therapeutic regimens for malignant melanoma, including immunochemotherapy, and autologous tumor vaccination. New treatments for Kaposi's sarcoma are introduced as well as the state of the art and reevaluation of chemotherapy and surgery for skin cancers
Physical Description:XVI, 440p. 85 illus online resource
ISBN:9783642787713