Cutaneous Melanoma

  • Charles M. Balch
  • Michael B. Atkins
  • Claus Garbe
  • Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
  • Allan C. Halpern
  • John M. Kirkwood
  • Grant A. McArthur
  • John F. Thompson
  • Arthur J. Sober
Reference work

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Biology and Immunology of Melanoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. M. Raza Zaidi, David E. Fisher, Helen Rizos
      Pages 3-40
    3. Paul F. Robbins, Yong-Chen Lu
      Pages 41-72
    4. Dirk Schadendorf, Keith T. Flaherty, Lyn M. Duncan, Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, Selma Ugurel
      Pages 73-104
  3. Diagnosis and Staging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Allan C. Halpern, Ashfaq A. Marghoob, Arthur J. Sober, Victoria Mar, Michael A. Marchetti
      Pages 107-144
    3. Katie J. Lee, Nicola di Meo, Oriol Yélamos, Josep Malvehy, Iris Zalaudek, H. Peter Soyer
      Pages 145-194
    4. Noah Smith, Timothy M. Johnson, John W. Kelly, Arthur J. Sober, Christopher Bichakjian
      Pages 195-203
    5. Roger F. Uren, Omgo E. Nieweg, John F. Thompson
      Pages 205-237
    6. Mark B. Faries, Alistair J. Cochran, Michael McLemore, Vernon K. Sondak, Sandra L. Wong, John F. Thompson
      Pages 239-270
    7. Emily Z. Keung, Charles M. Balch, John F. Thompson, John M. Kirkwood, Richard A. Scolyer, Vernon K. Sondak et al.
      Pages 271-297
    8. Lauren E. Haydu, Phyllis A. Gimotty, Daniel G. Coit, John F. Thompson, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
      Pages 299-314
  4. Pathology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. Richard A. Scolyer, Victor G. Prieto, David E. Elder, Alistair J. Cochran, Martin C. Mihm
      Pages 317-379
    3. Klaus Georg Griewank, Rajmohan Murali, Thomas Wiesner
      Pages 381-422
  5. Epidemiology and Prevention of Melanoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 423-423
    2. Catherine M. Olsen, David C. Whiteman
      Pages 425-449
    3. Anne E. Cust, Hensin Tsao, Marianne Berwick, Graham J. Mann, Mark M. Iles
      Pages 451-469
    4. V. Bataille, Hensin Tsao, S. Raimondi, S. Gandini
      Pages 471-499
    5. Cristian Navarrete-Dechent, Alon Scope, Hensin Tsao, Nadeem G. Marghoob, Arthur J. Sober, Ashfaq A. Marghoob
      Pages 501-524
    6. Susan M. Swetter, Alan C. Geller, Sancy A. Leachman, John M. Kirkwood, Alexander Katalinic, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
      Pages 525-570
  6. Management of Primary Melanoma and Locoregional Metastases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 571-571
    2. John F. Thompson, Michael A. Henderson, Gabrielle Williams, Merrick I. Ross
      Pages 573-594
    3. Marc Moncrieff, Brian Gastman, Rogerio Izar Neves, Howard Peach, Anthony P. Tufaro
      Pages 595-656
    4. Sandra L. Wong, Douglas S. Tyler, Charles M. Balch, John F. Thompson, Kelly M. McMasters
      Pages 657-667
    5. Keith A. Delman, Lesly A. Dossett, Clara R. Farley, Kelly M. McMasters, Omgo E. Nieweg
      Pages 669-687
    6. Brian Gastman, Rebecca Knackstedt, Ryan P. Goepfert, Baran Sumer, Ashok Shaha, Michael E. Kupferman
      Pages 689-704
    7. Matthew C. Perez, Kenneth K. Tanabe, Charlotte E. Ariyan, John T. Miura, Dorotea Mutabdzic, Jeffrey M. Farma et al.
      Pages 705-737
    8. Angela M. Hong, Graham Stevens
      Pages 739-745
    9. Yana G. Najjar, Ryan Massa, Vernon K. Sondak, Alexander M. M. Eggermont, Helen Gogas, John M. Kirkwood
      Pages 747-766
    10. Emily Z. Keung, Rodabe N. Amaria, Vernon K. Sondak, Merrick I. Ross, John M. Kirkwood, Jennifer A. Wargo
      Pages 767-793
    11. Douglas S. Tyler, Douglas L. Fraker, Harald J. Hoekstra, H. Richard Alexander Jr.
      Pages 795-825
    12. Georgia Marie Beasley, John T. Miura, Jonathan S. Zager, Douglas S. Tyler, John F. Thompson, Hidde M. Kroon
      Pages 827-850
    13. Rachael L. Morton, Anne Brecht Francken, Mbathio Dieng
      Pages 851-866
  7. Uncommon Presentations of Melanoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 895-895
    2. Yukiko Teramoto, Hector Martinez-Said, Jun Guo, Claus Garbe
      Pages 897-924
    3. Cristian Navarrete-Dechent, Kelly C. Nelson, Anthony M. Rossi, Erica H. Lee, Christopher A. Barker, Kishwer S. Nehal et al.
      Pages 925-951
    4. Michael A. Henderson, Charles M. Balch, Claus Garbe, Alexander N. Shoushtari, Bin Lian, Chuanliang Cui et al.
      Pages 953-968
    5. Ines B. Brecht, Ira J. Dunkel, Claus Garbe
      Pages 969-982
    6. Alexandra Gangi, Robyn Saw, Vernon K. Sondak
      Pages 983-996
    7. Ahmad A. Tarhini, Sanjiv S. Agarwala, Arjun Khunger, Richard L. Wahl, Charles M. Balch
      Pages 997-1043
  8. Management of Distant Metastases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1045-1045
    2. Sanjiv S. Agarwala, Mark R. Middleton, Michael B. Atkins
      Pages 1047-1066
    3. Douglas B. Johnson, Reinhard Dummer, Keith T. Flaherty, Keiran S. Smalley
      Pages 1067-1085
    4. Sunandana Chandra, Grant A. McArthur, Jeffrey Sosman
      Pages 1087-1108
    5. John B. A. G. Haanen, Ryan J. Sullivan, John M. Kirkwood, Michael B. Atkins, Douglas J. Schwartzentruber
      Pages 1109-1140
    6. Alison Weppler, Peter Lau, Grant A. McArthur
      Pages 1141-1164
    7. Daniel J. Olson, Rodolfo Gutierrez, Salah Eddine Bentebibel, Randy F. Sweis, Omid Hamid, Adi Diab et al.
      Pages 1165-1186

About this book


Written by the leading melanoma experts from the United States, Australia, and Europe, this new edition incorporates the clinical outcomes of more than 70,000 patients treated at major melanoma centers throughout the world and is the definitive and most authoritative textbook on melanoma used worldwide. Providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive information needed for the clinical management and scientific study of melanoma, Cutaneous Melanoma, 6th edition covers everything from precursors of melanoma to advanced stages of metastatic disease. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Charles M. Balch
    • 1
  • Michael B. Atkins
    • 2
  • Claus Garbe
    • 3
  • Jeffrey E. Gershenwald
    • 4
  • Allan C. Halpern
    • 5
  • John M. Kirkwood
    • 6
  • Grant A. McArthur
    • 7
  • John F. Thompson
    • 8
  • Arthur J. Sober
    • 9
  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer CenterWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.Centre for Dermatooncology, Department of DermatologyEberhard Karls UniversityTuebingenGermany
  4. 4.Departments of Surgical Oncology and Cancer BiologyMelanoma and Skin Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  5. 5.Dermatology Service, Department of MedicineMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  6. 6.Departments of Medicine, Dermatology, and Translational ScienceUniversity of Pittsburgh and UPMC Hillman Cancer CenterPittsburghUSA
  7. 7.Divisions of Cancer Medicine and ResearchPeter MacCallum Cancer CentreMelbourneAustralia
  8. 8.Melanoma Institute Australia, Faculty of Medicine and HealthThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  9. 9.Department of DermatologyMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-05068-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-05070-2
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