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- What You Really Need to Know About Moles and Melanoma (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) (2000)
Consumer book answers a wide range of questions about the disease and describes levels of risk, skin warning signs, and unusual forms of melanoma. Children, pregnant women, and people whose immune systems are compromised are discussed. Softcover, hardcover also available.

- Melanoma - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References (2004)
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to melanoma. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to melanoma.

- 100 Questions and Answers about Melanoma & Other Skin Cancers (2003)
Whether you're a newly diagnosed skin cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend of either, this book offers help. The only text to provde the doctor and a patient's view, this book gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by two skin healthcare professionals and a melanoma survivor, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.

- The Human Side of Cancer: Living with Hope, Coping with Uncertainty (2001)
Chief of psychiatry at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, Holland is one of the founders of psycho-oncology. In this well-rounded guide, she and Lewis (an editor at Healthy Living) provide sensible and clear advice for people living with cancer. What makes this manual different is Holland and Lewis's belief that there's no one style of coping that's right for everyone.

- Melanoma: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment (1998)
This book is a complete and up-to-date guide to melanoma for anyone newly diagnosed with this frightening form of skin cancer and for others who are concerned about detecting and preventing it. Featuring color photographs that show normal and malignant spots on the skin and the latest information on getting proper treatment and lowering the risk of developing the disease, this book is filled with life-saving facts and practical advice.

- Saving Your Skin: Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
This book provides information on how to detect melanoma in its early stages, describes what it is and what causes it and more.

- Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Malignant Melanoma (2004)
Dr. Raymond L. Barnhill brought his vast experience and superior expertise into the creation of a classic text with the 1995 publication of 'Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Malignant Melanoma'. Highly acclaimed and considered the leading reference in the field, this book has now been fully revised and updated to accomodate rapid advances in the field of melanoma pathology.

- The Complete Cancer Survival Guide: Everything You Must Know and Where to go For State-Of-The-Art Treatment of the 25 Most Common Forms of Cancer (2003)
Teeley, a cancer survivor, offers an indispensable guide for patients and health-care professionals. Because of his friendship with then Vice-President George Bush, for whom he worked as press secretary, Teeley learned about an experimental trial at Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. Teeley stresses that even without a connection, armed with research and the resources to ask questions, every cancer patient should be able to get the best available treatment.

- Uveal Melanoma: A Model for Exploring Fundamental Cancer Biology (2004)

- Cutaneous Melanoma (2003)
Bringing together oncologists, immunologists, surgeons, and other medical doctors, this book describes the biology and clinical management of melanoma. Edited by a team from Johns Hopkins Medical, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital, this new edition has been completely rewritten and somewhat expanded. The text emphasizes data presentation, incorporating some 30,000 clinical presentations.

- Pitfalls in Histopathologic Diagnosis of Malignant Melanoma (1994)

- Epidemiological Aspects of Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma (Developments in Oncology, Vol 73) (1994)

- Understanding Melanoma: What You Need to Know (1996)
This book is an excellent read for any patient faced with the difficult diagnosis of melanoma. This is concise, well written and informative. Many resources are listed for patients with melanoma. Many patients questions can be answered by reading this book, and many myths debunked.

- Melanoma: Critical Debates (2002)
St. James's Univ. Hospital, Leeds, UK. Highlights the current areas of controversy and debate. Covers a wide spectrum, ranging from clinical investigation into the scientific basis of the disease through to its management and prognosis. Internationally renowned experts appraise the literature and combine this with their own clinical and research experience. DNLM: Melanoma.

- Textbook of Melanoma (2001)
Second author, Donald L. Morton, is with Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, CA. Definitive reference covers all aspects on the diagnosis and management of the various primary and metastatic forms of melanoma. Discusses various treatment options and rehabilitation for melanoma and includes the latest techniques in sentinel lymph node biopsy.

- The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Intraocular Melanoma: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age (2002)
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to intraocular melanoma (also eye cancer; Eye tumor; Malignant melanoma choroid; Malignant melanoma eye; Ocular melanoma), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on intraocular melanoma. Given patients' increasing sophistication in using the Internet, abundant references to reliable Internet-based resources are provided throughout this sourcebook. Where possible, guidance is provided on how to obtain free-of-charge, primary research results as well as more detailed information via the Internet.

- Minimal Residual Disease in Melanoma: Biology, Detection and Clinical Relevance (Recent Results in Cancer Research, 158) (2000)
Universitatskliniken des Saarlandes, Homburg, Germany. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Minimal Residual Disease in Melanoma, held in Homburg/Saar, Germany in September 1999. Covers all aspects of diagnosis and treatment of micrometastic disease in melanoma.

- Melanoma of the Head and Neck (1990)

- Immunology of Human Melanoma: Tumor-Host Interaction and Immunotherapy (Biomedical and Health Research , Vol 12) (1996)
This book contains twenty-one chapters written by outstanding scientists in the field of immunobiology and immunotherapy of human melanoma and was made possible by the support of the European Union and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA. The core of the book includes the most recent discoveries in melanoma immunology including cytokines, cell surface antigens and receptors, and antigenic systems that play a critical role in melanoma progression, recognition and interaction with host's immune system. These data are presented and discussed in view of their potential usefulness to implement new strategies of active specific immunotherapy of melanoma in the nearest future.

- Cutaneous Melanoma and Precursor Lesions (Developments in Oncology, Vol 25) (2002)

- Melanoma: The New Biotherapeutics for Solid Tumors (2002)
This collection of 13 papers explores the potential of therapies for treating melanoma that involve therapeutic proteins, immune cells, and cellular protein targets.

- Atlas of Selective Sentinel Lymphadenectomy for Melanoma, Breast Cancer Andcolon Cancer (Cancer Treatment and Research, 111) (2002)
Univ. of California, San Francisco. Book emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach combining the experiences of a nuclear medical physician, surgeon, and pathologist. For clinicians and researchers. Includes personal commentary and case reviews. Halftone illustrations and color plates are included.

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