There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about skin melanoma treatment.
Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also include links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.
Muller and Kirk’s small animal dermatology, ed 5. Scott DW, Miller WH, Griffin CE. Philadelphia, 1995, WB Saunders.
A comparative review of melanocytic neoplasms. Smith SH, Goldschmidt MH, McManus PM. Vet Pathol 39:651, 2002.
Characteristics of canine melanomas and comparison of histology and DNA ploidy to their biologic behavior. Bolon B, Calderwood Mays MB, Hall BJ. Vet Pathol. 27(2):96-102. 1990
PCNA and Ki67 proliferation markers as criteria for prediction of clinical behaviour of melanocytic tumours in cats and dogs. Roels S, Tilmant K, Ducatelle R. J Comp Pathol. 121(1):13-24. 1999
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