Pocket Guide to Malignant Melanoma

Pocket Guide to Malignant Melanoma

Author(s): John Buchan, Dafydd Lloyd Roberts

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780632054213

Online ISBN: 9780470760123

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760123

About this Book

The ability to diagnose melanomas and ensure that they are properly and swiftly treated can save lives.


The latter part of this century has witnessed a rise in the incidence of this life-threatening form of skin cancer, which is linked to sun exposure. Public health campaigns have begun to raise awareness of the problem and people are now seeking medical advice about pigmented lesions. The reader is guided through the diagnosis and differential diagnosis with the aid of full color photographs, and there is a guide to interpreting the pathology report.

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