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By Wilfred Kark

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A Synopsis of melanoma: Genesis and Biology specializes in learn into the genesis and biology of melanoma, together with foundation of tumors, pathology and unfold of melanoma, and degenerative alterations.
The publication first deals info at the nature of melanoma and melanoma unfold, together with degenerative alterations, destructive results, foundation of tumors, direct and lymphatic unfold, and non-vascular implantation unfold. The textual content then takes a glance on the basic issues and gastric melanoma; geographical pathology of melanoma in Africa; and geographical and occupational pathology of dermis melanoma.
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This arises from constant or repeated physical contact of unaffected epithelial lining against a cancer. Examples are contact cancers in the mouth and the vulva. IATROGENIC SPREAD Cancer has been known to extend along the track of a needle used for diagnostic aspiration of a ' lump '. Cole and othersf report t h a t spread may affect not only a skin-graft a t its recipient site b u t also a t t h e donor site. Stab wounds for operative drainage, and suture lines following surgery, may also become involved in cancer extension.

2. Malignancy. The highest incidence of malignancy in children is during the first 5 years of life, with its peak in the first and second years, suggesting an embryonal character of neoplasia. —There is an overall male pre­ ponderance in a ratio of 3 : 2. The distribution of the five common neoplastic conditions, accounting for 80-90 per cent of all cases, are, according to Cohen and Lee, as follows :— 1. Leukaemia: Mostly of acute lymphocytic type and representing the commonest condition in children.

I t is known (Haddow quoted b y Burkittf) t h a t the coincident topographical distribution with altitude, temperature, and humidity ♦Burkitt, D. (1962), 'Determining the Climatic Limitations of a Children's Cancer Common in Africa', Br. med. , 2, 1019. t Burkitt, D. (1962), *A Tumour Syndrome affecting Children in Tropical Africa', Post-grad. med. , 38, 71. 52 CANCER IN AFRICA Burkitt Tumour—Geographical Distribution, continued. factors are related to the existence of certain mosquitoes. Burkitt* quotes Davies as the first to suggest the possibility of a virus as the cause of the tumour.

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