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ALLMedicine™ Acral Lentiginous Melanoma Center

Research & Reviews  101 results

Acral Lentiginous Melanoma - Population, Treatment and Survival using the NCDB from 200...
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research; Bian S, Hwang L et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is a rare histological subtype of cutaneous malignant melanoma that typically presents on the palms and soles. To characterize the demographic and treatment characteristics of ALM, we used the National Cancer Datab...

When acral malignant melanoma facades as diabetic foot!
BMJ Case Reports; Yasear ZAY, Bloomer L et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - An 85-year-old Indian man presented with non-healing foot ulcer over the left heel. There was initial response to wound size with standard treatment including offloading, debridement and antibiotic therapy. However, subsequently, there was no prog...

Acral lentiginous melanoma in the era of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therap...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Straker RJ, Thaler AS et. al.

Jul 12th, 2021 - Acral lentiginous melanoma in the era of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therapy: A National Cancer Database analysis.|2021|Straker RJ,Thaler AS,Shannon AB,Miura JT,Chu EY,|

More than just acral melanoma: the controversies of defining the disease.
The Journal of Pathology. Clinical Research; Bernardes SS, Ferreira I et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2021 - Acral melanoma (AM) is a malignant cutaneous melanocytic tumour specifically located on the palms, soles, and nail apparatus, which are areas of glabrous (hairless) skin. Acral lentiginous melanoma, a subtype of AM, represents a histopathological ...

Risk factors for cardiovascular mortality and melanoma-specific mortality among patient...
European Journal of Cancer Prevention : the Official Jour... Elshanbary AA, Zaazouee MS et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - This study aims to identify the risk factors for cardiovascular mortality in melanoma patients. Data of melanoma patients were obtained from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. We used Person's chi-square test to assess the r...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

A Biomarker Study in Advanced Mucosal or Acral Lentiginous Melanoma Receiving Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab

May 15th, 2018 - Immunotherapy with HD-IL-2 has produced durable benefit in 10% of patients with metastatic cutaneous melanoma. The antitumor activity of IL-2 has been limited at least in part by immunosuppressive and immune-regulatory forces within the tumor micr...

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News  6 results

Dermoscopic Patterns of Acral Melanocytic Lesions in Skin of Color

May 3rd, 2019 - Dermoscopic Patterns of Acral Volar Skin Dermoscopy is a useful noninvasive tool for distinguishing between benign and malignant acral melanocytic lesions, and its efficacy in improving diagnostic accuracy and decreasing unnecessary biopsies is we.

Pigmentation on foot
MDedge Family Medicine;

Mar 14th, 2019 - The FP suspected that this was an acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM). The FP considered the various ways to biopsy this lesion.

Melanoma in US Hispanics: Recommended Strategies to Reduce Disparities in Outcomes

Apr 4th, 2018 - Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Melanoma in Hispanic Patients Among Hispanics, white Hispanics comprise the majority of melanoma cases. 5 Median age at diagnosis is younger in Hispanics compared to whites.

Subungual Lesion Hasn’t Grown Out: Benign or Malignant?

Apr 16th, 2014 - TAKE-HOME LEARNING POINTS • Acral lentiginous melanoma is associated with a generally poor prognosis, primarily due to delayed diagnosis. • This type of melanoma is typically found on the scalp, palms, or soles, under nails, and even in the mouth.

Melanoma Review: Background and Treatment

Classification and Staging Melanoma is classified into four major types: superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, and nodular melanoma. The types differ in appearance, site, and population affected. Sup...

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