Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma

Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma

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Highly acclaimed and considered the leading reference in the field, Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Malignant Melanoma has once again been fully revised and updated to reflect the most recent advances and techniques in the field of melanoma pathology. The successful focus and format of the previous editions have been preserved. Each lesion and diagnosis is clearly illustrated with the aid of a wealth of digitally enhanced full-color photomicrographs. A concise description of the clinical features, histopathology, differential diagnosis, and the most important characteristics of each lesion provides readers with a quick yet comprehensive overview of each topic covered. Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Malignant Melanoma is the essential reference for every practicing dermatopathologist, pathologist, dermatologist, and cancer research scientist today.... growth advantage for M.W. Piepkorn, MD, PhD Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, 356524, ... In contrast, tumor suppressor genes, which in the wild-type form act to control aberrant cell growth, are targeted for ... of tumor initiation and promotion have emerged; this chapter presents an overview of present concepts regarding these ... two decades, the major advance furthering our understanding of the molecular basis of melanoma was the mapping, anbsp;...

Title:Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma
Author:Raymond L. Barnhill, Michael Piepkorn, Klaus J. Busam
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-02-18


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