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Practical Management of Melanoma

  • Mark F. Naylor
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Abstract

Melanoma incidence continues to rise at an alarming rate. More than 62,000 new cases and over 8,000 deaths were predicted for 2008 in the United States.1 Today, approximately one out of every six cancer survivors is a melanoma survivor.1 This chapter presents a broad and practical approach to the subject of treating a patient with suspected or proven melanoma.

Keywords

Sentinel Node Brain Metastasis Sentinel Node Biopsy Gamma Knife Excisional Biopsy 
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  • Mark F. Naylor
    • 1
  1. 1.Dermatology Associates of San AntonioSan AntonioUSA

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