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Managing melanoma in the era of personalised therapy: more than one disease

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Melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer and its incidence has risen more than any other cancer in the United Kingdom. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment for localised and regional disease. Hitherto prognosis for metastatic melanoma has been poor, with a median life expectancy of less than 12 months. However, in the last decade there have been considerable molecular advances leading to greater understanding of tumour biology and molecular characterisation of tumours. These dev...

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Supervisor
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Middleton Oncology, Ludwig Goding Lab
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Medical Oncology
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral

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