Local and intralesional therapy of in-transit melanoma metastases
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2011
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Journal of Surgical Oncology
Special Issue: Seminars in Surgical Oncology: Melanoma
Volume 104, Issue 4, pages 391–396, 15 September 2011
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Testori, A., Faries, M. B., Thompson, J. F., Pennacchioli, E., Deroose, J. P., van Geel, A. N., Verhoef, C., Verrecchia, F. and Soteldo, J. (2011), Local and intralesional therapy of in-transit melanoma metastases. J. Surg. Oncol., 104: 391–396. doi: 10.1002/jso.22029
- Issue published online: 17 AUG 2011
- Article first published online: 19 AUG 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 21 JUN 2011
- Manuscript Received: 20 JUN 2011
- melanoma in-transit metastases;
- intralesional immunotherapy
Regional relapse of melanoma may occur as satellite or in-transit metastases proximal to the primary tumor in the direction of the lymph flow. The management of in-transit metastases is challenging because the efficacy of treatment is largely dictated by the biological behavior of the patient's melanoma. This review examines local treatment modalities. J. Surg. Oncol. 2011; 104:391–396. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.