Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

Common Name(s)

Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

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Melanoma International Foundation

The mission of the Melanoma International Foundation is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Acral Lentiginous Melanoma" for support, advocacy or research.

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Melanoma International Foundation

The mission of the Melanoma International Foundation is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.

http://www.melanomainternational.org

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Acral Lentiginous Melanoma" returned 12 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. Acral Lentiginous Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Mildred P Warren, Valerie M Harvey

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Nov;373(19):1864.

 

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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Focal invasiveness in complete histological analyses of a large acral lentiginous melanoma.
 

Author(s): José Cândido Caldeira Xavier-Júnior, Tania Munhoz, Vinicius Souza, Eloísa Bueno Pires de Campos, Hamilton Ometto Stolf, Mariângela Esther Alencar Marques

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Acral lentiginous melanoma is a melanoma with poor prognosis which is frequently diagnosed at an advanced stage. Since the thickness of tumour is one of the main prognostic factors, this case can exemplify how important complete histological analyses looking for focal invasiveness can be.

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Genetic alterations in RAS-regulated pathway in acral lentiginous melanoma.
 

Author(s): Joan A Puig-Butillé, Celia Badenas, Zighereda Ogbah, Cristina Carrera, Paula Aguilera, Josep Malvehy, Susana Puig

Journal: Exp. Dermatol.. 2013 Feb;22(2):148-50.

 

Studies integrating clinicopathological and genetic features have revealed distinct patterns of genomic aberrations in Melanoma. Distributions of BRAF or NRAS mutations and gains of several oncogenes differ among melanoma subgroups, while 9p21 deletions are found in all melanoma subtypes. ...

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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A Trial Looking at Nilotinib to Treat Acral and Mucosal Melanoma Skin Cancer That Has Spread
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mucosal Lentiginous Melanoma; Acral Lentiginous Malignant Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 18 May 2012

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Study of Families With Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Melanoma (Skin)

 

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2013

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