First published in 1991: The book focuses only on hereditary malignant melanoma. The epidemic of cutaneous melanoma which is now occurring in the sun belt areas of the world is due partly to a susceptible subgroup of Caucasians who have immigrated there.
Table of Contents
1. Hereditary Malignant Melanoma and FAMMM Syndrome
Henry T. Lynch et al.
2. The Cutaneous Manifestations of the Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Melanona (FAMM) Syndrome
Ramon M. Fusaro and Henry T. Lynch
3. The FAMM Syndrome in the Netherlands
Wilma Bergman, Arie van Haeringen, and Loe N. Went
4. Ocular Melanoma Associated with the Familial Atypical Multiple Melanoma (FAMM) Syndrome
Jendo A. Oosterhuis, Loe N. Went, and Wilma Bergman
5. Histopathological Criteria Required for the Diagnosis of Familial Dysplastic Nevi
D. J. Ruiter et al.
6. HLA and Malignant Melanoma
Florence M. Demenais
7. Molecular Genetic Analysis of Functional Melanoma-Associated Antigens
Lloyd H. Graf. Jr. and Soldano Ferrone
8. ECF-Receptor Gene, X-src Oncogene and Inositol Turnover in Key Processes Preceding Melanoma in the Xiphorus Model
D. Smith et al.
Henry T. Lynch, M.D., is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Preventative Medicine and Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.
Ramon M. Fusaro, M.D., Ph.D., is Chief of the Section of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, and Professor of Preventative Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine.