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Updated Swiss guidelines for the treatment and follow-up of cutaneous melanoma


Dummer, R; Guggenheim, M; Arnold, A W; Braun, R; von Moos, R (2011). Updated Swiss guidelines for the treatment and follow-up of cutaneous melanoma. Swiss Medical Weekly, 141:w13320.

Abstract

Melanoma is the most common lethal cutaneous neoplasm. In order to harmonise treatment and follow-up of melanoma patients, guidelines for the management of melanoma in Switzerland were inaugurated in 2001 and revised in 2006. A new classification and recent results in randomised trials necessitated changes concerning staging and modifications of the recommendations of therapy and follow-up.

Abstract

Melanoma is the most common lethal cutaneous neoplasm. In order to harmonise treatment and follow-up of melanoma patients, guidelines for the management of melanoma in Switzerland were inaugurated in 2001 and revised in 2006. A new classification and recent results in randomised trials necessitated changes concerning staging and modifications of the recommendations of therapy and follow-up.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Division of Surgical Research
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Dermatology Clinic
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Reconstructive Surgery
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:06 Feb 2012 20:59
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:31
Publisher:EMH Swiss Medical Publishers Ltd
ISSN:1424-7860 (P) 1424-3997 (E)
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.4414/smw.2011.13320
PubMed ID:22180245

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