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Cancer of the Skin: Expert Consult - Online and Print


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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

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Rigel (dermatology, New York U. Medical Center) et al. compile 63 chapters for physicians on the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Dermatologists, oncologists, and other clinicians from the US, Europe, Australia, and Israel outline basic biology and epidemiology, non-melanoma, precursor lesions, melanoma and related melanocytic neoplasms, other cancers of the skin, new approaches, therapeutic considerations, and other aspects, such as indoor tanning, photography in skin cancer treatment, medical and legal aspects, and psychological responses and coping strategies. This edition has 11 new chapters on clinical genetics and genomics, targeted therapy for melanoma, the vitamin D debate about the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other topics. Provided online are a searchable full text, image bank, and video library. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Rigel, Darrell
W.B. Saunders Company
Rigel, Darrell S.
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
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