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Biology of Human Cutaneous Melanoma

Maryland Melanoma Center, Weinberg Cancer Institute, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Cancers 2010, 2(1), 165-189; https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers2010165
Received: 28 January 2010 / Revised: 4 March 2010 / Accepted: 9 March 2010 / Published: 12 March 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma)
A review of the natural behavior of cutaneous melanoma, clinical and pathological factors, prognostic indicators, some basic research and the present and possible futuristic strategies in the management of this disease are presented. While surgery remains to be the most effective therapeutic approach in the management of early primary lesions, there is no standard adjuvant therapy after surgical resection, or for metastatic disease. View Full-Text
Keywords: biology; cutaneous; melanoma; therapeutic approaches biology; cutaneous; melanoma; therapeutic approaches
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