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Case Report: malignant melanoma

Case Report: Multimodal oncologic therapy of the malign melanoma

New targeted therapies play an increasingly significant role in the therapy of cancer patients. In combination with advances in medical imaging, opportunities and challenges result for the interdisciplinary therapy setting. Prof. Dr. Heinz-Peter Schlemmer, head of the radiology department of the German Cancer Research Center, summarizes the challenges: “Multi-disciplinary therapy approaches combined with multimodal and multi-parametric imaging procedures and their frequent application during therapy lead to new complexities in the radiological evaluation of oncologic patients.”

A patient example for this is a 48-year-old female patient with malign melanoma of the left thigh…read more.