The incidence of skin cancer continues to rise, as do the challenges physicians face in treating the growing population of skin cancer patients. Skin Cancer Management: A Practical Approach addresses the spectrum of skin cancers from the precancerous to the inoperable. A wide selection of medical treatments and surgical procedures are described in detail and supplemented with an abundance of full-color figures. Numerous case studies help to illustrate the various techniques. Additional highlights of the book include:
- discussion of potential complications and their management in each chapter
- one-of-a-kind chapters on radiologic imaging of head and neck skin cancer, management of skin cancer in skin of color, and intralesional and perilesional treatment of skin cancers
- boxed insets that emphasize the most important clinical facts
- authorship by the leading experts in the field.
Skin Cancer Management: A Practical Approach covers the state-of-the art in skin cancer treatment with concision and clarity. This highly informative book is a one-stop resource for the physician looking to make the best possible choices in their daily practice.
Written for: Dermatologists or any physician that treats skin
basal cell carcinoma
squamous cell carcinoma
Table of contents
Biopsy Techniques and Interpretation.- Topical Therapies for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers.- Chemical Peels for Precancerous Skin Lesions.- Photodynamic Therapy.- Intralesional and Perilesional Treatment of Skin Cancers.- Electrodessication and Curettage.- Cryosurgery.- Optimizing Surgical Outcomes.- Anesthesia.- Excision Techniques, Staples, and Sutures.- Mohs Surgery.- Cutaneous Flaps.- Techniques in Skin Grafting.- Nail Surgery and Malignant Tumors of the Nail Unit.- Practical Management of Melanoma.- Skin Cancer in Skin of Color.- Management of Skin Cancers in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.- Imaging of Head and Neck Skin Cancer.- Radiation Oncology in Skin Cancer Treatment.- When to Refer Out.- Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer.