Cutaneous malignancies: Melanoma and nonmelanoma types

David T. Netscher, Mimi Leong, Ida Orengo, Deborah Yang, Carolyn Berg, Bhuvaneswari Krishnan

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Abstract

Learning Objectives: After reviewing this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the epidemiology and etiology of skin cancers. 2. Understand the biology and predisposing conditions. 3. Understand tumor types and their clinical behavior. 4. Discuss the importance of diagnostic biopsy and various treatment options. 5. Understand the basis of surgical management and principles of reconstruction. 6. Review the most recently published literature and understand new concepts in tumor biology. Summary: This article reviews melanoma and nonmelanoma cutaneous malignancies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume127
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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