melanoma


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Synonyms for melanoma

any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes

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The report, Skin cancer in Australia, presents the latest information on skin cancersa disease group including melanoma of the skin and non-melanoma skin cancer-in Australia.
Literature on cutaneous melanoma or mucosal melanoma of gastrointestinal, genitourinary tract were excluded from the review.
Historically, melanoma has been considered as a very challenging disease to treat with pharmacotherapy.
Data suggests that the cause of melanoma in young adults may have genetic/biological and behavioral features.
The clinical and histopathological characteristics that predict the outcomes of patients with melanoma have been studied for more than four decades.
The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) adopted in 2001 a version of the melanoma staging system based on an analysis of 17600 patients in the AJCC Melanoma Staging Database.
Shore has been conducting serial screening on patients at high risk for melanoma, as many as 1,100 patients per year.
However, while those studies all suggest that melanoma and Parkinson's could share a common genetic underpinning, it does not prove that is the case.
Acral lentiginous melanoma is the most common histogenetic type and accounts for 75% of all melanomas found in the black population.
Of all claims between 1985 and 2001, 14% involved the misdiagnosis of melanoma, Dr.
The frequency of melanoma of the foot varies according to skin pigmentation, the lowest occurring in white-skinned people, intermediate in subjects with intermediate skin pigmentation, and the highest in black-skinned people.
In earlier work, his laboratory established that people with melanoma and BCC are less efficient at repairing UV-induced DNA damage than are cancer-free controls; he's now working on a similar study on SCC.
When her friend was successfully treated for melanoma cancer four years ago, Encino resident Shirley Lipstone knew she wanted to support the place where he had been treated - the John Wayne Cancer Institute.
Primary malignant melanoma of the epiglottis is extremely rare.
Color change, in addition to color variegation, often heralds melanoma, thus bolstering the need for adding an E to the ABCD mnemonic for melanoma detection, Robert J.
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