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Human Malignant Melanoma.

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Edited by Clark Wallace H. Jr., Goldman Leonard I., Mastrangelo Michael J.. . 509 pages. Grune & Stratton; , New York, San Francisco, and London: , 1979.. Price, $39.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(2_Part_1):280. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-92-2-280_1
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From the impressive list of contributors, the up-tocomprehensive 1049 references, and the 44 colored plates with other excellent drawings and tables it rapidly becomes apparent that the subject of malignant melanoma will be covered comprehensively.

For the convenience of the reader, the monograph is divided into three parts. Part 1 deals with the biology, clinical appearance, pathology, and epidemiology of melanoma. Part 2 discusses treatment—surgical, postsurgical, and adjuvant therapy; thoughts on chemotherapy, immunology, and immunotherapy, and the role of radiation therapy. Part 3, dealing with ocular malignant melanomas, is extremely useful. It deals with a different variety of melanomas and


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