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Author Schofield, Jill R.
Title What you really need to know about moles and melanoma / Jill R. Schofield and William A. Robinson.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC280.M37 S36 2000    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC280.M37 S36 2000    AVAILABLE  
Author Schofield, Jill R.
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Subject Melanoma -- Popular works.
Mole (Dermatology) -- Popular works.
Skin -- Cancer -- Popular works.
Melanoma.
Nevus.
Melanosis.
Alt Name Robinson, William A., 1943-
Description xii, 213 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
ISBN 0801863937 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0801863945 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 43185391
Table of Contents
 Preface 
Pt. IMelanoma: Recognizing and Preventing It 
 1What Is Malignant Melanoma?3
 2About Pigmented Lesions12
 3What Causes Melanoma, and Why Are So Many People Getting It?21
 4Skin Warning Signs37
 5What Is Your Risk? The Risk Factors for Melanoma48
 6Prevention, Early Detection, and Education64
Pt. IIMelanoma: Diagnosis and Treatment 
 7Diagnosing and Treating the Primary Lesion77
 8Staging, Treatment Decisions, Prognosis, and Follow-Up92
 9Adjuvant Therapy110
 10Treating Advanced Melanoma122
 11Managing Pain and the End of Life141
Pt. IIIMelanoma: Less Common Types and Melanoma Research 
 12Unusual Forms of Melanoma149
 13What's New in Melanoma Research?166
 Guide to Resources for People with Cancer183
 Glossary191
 Index207


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