Cutaneous Melanoma: Etiology and Therapy

Authors

William H. Ward, MD and Jeffrey M. Farma, MD
Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Synopsis

The book provides an up-to-date, concise, multidisciplinary overview of the epidemiology, pathology, and current evidence-based treatment options for patients with all stages of melanoma. These aspects are presented in two sections: epidemiology and pathophysiology, and therapy and management. In section 1, five chapters provide a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology, heterogeneity, and biology of melanoma. In section 2, six chapters discuss the various treatment options and surveillance recommendations for afflicted patients.

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Chapters

  • Front Matter
    Pages.....i-vi
  • Foreword
    Anthony J. Olszanski…..Page vii
  • Preface
    William H. Ward, Jeffrey M. Farma…..Page ix
  • Contributors
    Pages…..xi-xiv
  • Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Melanoma
    Natalie H. Matthews, Wen-Qing Li, Abrar A. Qureshi, Martin A. Weinstock, Eunyoung Cho…..Pages 3-22
  • Chapter 2: The Epidemiology of Cutaneous Melanoma in the White and Black African Population Groups in South Africa
    Mary Norval, Caradee Y. Wright…..Pages 23-38
  • Chapter 3: Biomarkers in Malignant Melanoma: Recent Trends and Critical Perspective
    Birgit Belter, Cathleen Haase-Kohn,Jens Pietzsch…..Pages 39-56
  • Chapter 4: Heterogeneity and Plasticity of Melanoma: Challenges of Current Therapies
    Mary J. C. Hendrix, Elisabeth A. Seftor, Naira V. Margaryan, Richard E. B. Seftor…..Pages 57-65
  • Chapter 5: Ulcerated Melanoma: Aspects and Prognostic Impact
    Marie Louise Bønnelykke-Behrndtz, Torben Steiniche…..Pages 67-75
  • Chapter 6: Clinical Presentation and Staging of Melanoma
    William H. Ward, Fernando Lambreton, Neha Goel, Jian Q. Yu, Jeffrey M. Farma…..Pages 79-89
  • Chapter 7: Surgical Management of Melanoma
    Kenneth M. Joyce…..Pages 91-100
  • Chapter 8: Radiation Therapy for Melanoma
    Wenyin Shi…..Pages 101-120
  • Chapter 9: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in the Treatment of Melanoma: From Basic Science to Clinical Application
    Matthew P. Rausch, Karen Taraszka Hastings…..Pages 121-142
  • Chapter 10: Nanomedicine in Melanoma: Current Trends and Future Perspectives
    Ayman El-Meghawry El-Kenawy, Carolina Constantin, Snur M. A. Hassan, Alshimaa Mohamed Mostafa, Adriana Freitas Neves, Thaise Gonçalves De Araújo, Monica Neagu…..Pages 143-159
  • Chapter 11: Short-Term and Long-Term Management of Melanoma
    Neha Goel, William H. Ward, Jian Q. Yu, Jeffrey M. Farma…..Pages 161-174
  • Index
    Pages…..175-177

Author Biography

William H. Ward, MD and Jeffrey M. Farma, MD, Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA


 Dr. William H. Ward is a fellow in complex general surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. An active-duty naval officer, Dr. Ward completed internship in 2008 and aeromedical training in 2009. Designated a Naval Flight Surgeon, he was assigned to Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 3 until 2011. He completed general surgery residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in 2015 and served as Ship’s Surgeon, USS George H.W. Bush, until 2016. Dr. Ward is Assistant Professor of Surgery, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University and an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Jeffrey M. Farma completed general surgery residency at Temple University, surgical oncology research fellowship at National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, and clinical surgical oncology fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida. He joined the Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center in 2009 and is an Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Farma serves as Program Director, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship and Surgical Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program. He was awarded the 2016 Melanoma Research Foundation Humanitarian Award, is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Association of Academic Surgeons and Society of University Surgeons.

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Front Matter
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Foreword
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Contributors
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Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Melanoma
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Chapter 2: The Epidemiology of Cutaneous Melanoma in the White and Black African Population Groups in South Africa
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Chapter 3: Biomarkers in Malignant Melanoma: Recent Trends and Critical Perspective
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Chapter 4: Heterogeneity and Plasticity of Melanoma: Challenges of Current Therapies
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Chapter 5: Ulcerated Melanoma: Aspects and Prognostic Impact
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Chapter 6: Clinical Presentation and Staging of Melanoma
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Chapter 7: Surgical Management of Melanoma
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Chapter 8: Radiation Therapy for Melanoma
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Chapter 9: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in the Treatment of Melanoma: From Basic Science to Clinical Application
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Chapter 10: Nanomedicine in Melanoma: Current Trends and Future Perspectives
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Chapter 11: Short-Term and Long-Term Management of Melanoma
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Index
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