Malignant Melanomas


Recommendations for diagnostics, therapy and aftercare

6th edition 2011
Published by
Tumorzentrum München
164 pages, 19.90 Euro
ISBN: ISBN 978-3-88603-995-1

This manual is available from
Zuckschwerdt Verlag.

Volume Editor:
This manual has been compiled by the "Malignant melanomas" project group of the Munich Tumour Centre at the medical faculties of the LMU and TU. Edited by Professor Dr. Carola Berking.


New cases of melanoma continue to increase
The number of new cases of melanoma around the world is still increasing. New knowledge in diagnostics and therapy have fundamentally changed understandings and management of malignant melanomas.

What's important to know and new developments - a thorough summary
Everything that is important to know about malignant melanomas - from diagnostics and therapy to aftercare. All this is well-summarised and updated i.e. with the latest developments in drug treatment with new targeted substances. The new classification of the AJCC can be found in this manual.

Risk factors and prevention
A comprehensive chapter addresses the risk factors and opportunities for prevention of a malignant melanoma. The manual is a clinical guideline in order to treat melanoma patients appropriately and in accordance with the latest findings and adapted to guidelines.

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