Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (13 April 2010)
Special Issue Editor
Guest Editor Dr. Chyi-Chia Richard Lee
Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Building 10, Room 2B50, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Website: http://ccr.cancer.gov/staff/staff.asp?profileid=12822 Fax: +1 301 480 9488 Interests: melanoma; skin cancers; dermatopathology; skin pathology; melanocytic skin lesions
Special Issue Information
In regard to the diagnosis of melanoma, possible topics of interest may include: histopathology and diagnostic reporting of cutaneous melanoma, diagnostic markers (immunohistochemistry and molecular methods such as PCR, FISH, array CGH), dermatoscopy as a clinical diagnostic tool (including digital dermatoscopy), whole body skin examination with digital photography, imaging studies, etc. In regard to the treatment of melanoma, possible topics of interest may include: surgery, therapeutic and progonostic value of lymph node dissection, chemotheraphy (interferon), radiotherapy, tumor vaccines, cellular therapy (tumor infiltrating lymphocytes), and gene therapy (educated T-cells targeting tumor cells), etc.