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Skin Cancer

A Practical Approach

  • Alfonso Baldi
  • Paola Pasquali
  • Enrico P Spugnini


  • Provides a concise and comprehensive summary of skin cancer

  • Written by a worldwide base of experts

  • Extensively illustrated with figures and color photographs


Part of the Current Clinical Pathology book series (CCPATH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Maria De Falco, Michele M. Pisano, Antonio De Luca
    Pages 1-15
  3. Alessandra Scarabello, Paola Muti
    Pages 17-28
  4. Michele Caraglia, Giovanni Francesco Nicoletti, Angela Lombardi, Gerardo Botti, Renato Franco
    Pages 29-57
  5. Giuseppe Palmieri, Peter Sarantopoulos, Raymond Barnhill, Alistair Cochran
    Pages 59-74
  6. Renato Franco, Anna Maria Anniciello, Gerardo Botti, Michele Caraglia, Amalia Luce
    Pages 75-88
  7. Renato Franco, Maria Elena Errico, Federica Zito Marino, Anna Maria Anniciello, Gerardo Botti, Michele Caraglia et al.
    Pages 89-108
  8. Claudio Clemente, Martin C. Mihm Jr.
    Pages 109-164
  9. Feliciano Baldi, Angeles Fortuño-Mar, Alexander Bianchi, Alfredo D’Avino, Alfonso Baldi
    Pages 165-172
  10. Emanuela Bonoldi, Umberto Gianelli
    Pages 173-191
  11. Ira Gordon
    Pages 193-204
  12. Alon Scope, Ashfaq A. Marghoob
    Pages 205-211
  13. Angeles Fortuño-Mar
    Pages 213-219
  14. Susana Puig, Joseph Malvehy
    Pages 221-239
  15. Ximena Wortsman
    Pages 241-244
  16. Paola Pasquali, Elia Camacho, Angeles Fortuño-Mar
    Pages 245-256
  17. Mette Mogensen, Lotte Themstrup, Christina Banzhaf, Sebastian Marschall, Peter E. Andersen, Gregor B. E. Jemec
    Pages 257-266
  18. Salvador Gonzalez, Virginia Sanchez, Susanne Lange-Asschenfeldt, Martina Ulrich
    Pages 267-277
  19. Stefania Seidenari, Federica Arginelli, Marco Manfredini
    Pages 279-290
  20. Paola Pasquali
    Pages 291-299

About this book


Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach presents a comprehensive and up to date overview on skin cancer. With an emphasis on practical aspects that will set the basis for guidelines of treatment, the volume presents different diagnostic tools to help physicians obtain the proper diagnosis.

Written by a worldwide base of experts selected on their recognized expertise on the different themes discussed, Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach is a valuable resource for investigators in the field of skin cancer, including pathologists, medical and surgical oncologists, dermatologists, general surgeons, and veterinary oncologists.


Cryosurgery Dermoscopy Mohs micrographic surgery Oncological skin disease Skin biopsy

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfonso Baldi
    • 1
  • Paola Pasquali
    • 2
  • Enrico P Spugnini
    • 3
  1. 1.and Pharmaceutical Sciences and TechnologiesSecond University of Naples Department of Environmental, BiologicalNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyPius Hospital de VallsVallsSpain
  3. 3.S.A.F.U. DepartmentRegina Elena Cancer InstituteRomeItaly

About the editors

Alfonso Baldi, MD
Second University of Naples, Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Naples, Italy

Paola Pasquali, MD
Pius Hospital De Valls, Department of Dermatology, Valls, Tarragona, Spain

Enrico P. Spugnini, DVM, PhD
Regina Elena Cancer Institute, S.A.F.U. Department, Rome, Italy

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Skin Cancer
  • Book Subtitle A Practical Approach
  • Editors Alfonso Baldi
    Paola Pasquali
    Enrico P Spugnini
  • Series Title Current Clinical Pathology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Clinical Pathology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4614-7356-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-4205-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4614-7357-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 569
  • Number of Illustrations 48 b/w illustrations, 222 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
    Surgical Oncology
    General Practice / Family Medicine
    General Surgery
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals


From the reviews:

“This is a practical guide to the proper diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of skin cancers. … This can serve as a valuable resource for a variety of clinicians in the field of skin cancer … . This book addresses most commonly encountered questions in the field of skin cancer. … it is more concise, easy to read, and can be used as a handbook for quick reference.” (Maura O’Neil, Doody’s Book Reviews, December, 2013)