Electrochemotherapy in the treatment of melanoma

@inproceedings{Wichtowski2018ElectrochemotherapyIT,
  title={Electrochemotherapy in the treatment of melanoma},
  author={Mateusz Wichtowski and Dawid P Murawa},
  booktitle={Contemporary oncology},
  year={2018}
}
Electrochemotherapy is a new therapeutic option for patients with locally spread melanoma. It is based on the phenomenon of reversible electroporation, i.e. a transient increase in permeability of cell membranes under the influence of an appropriately modulated electric field. This allows multiplication of toxicity of a cytostatic agent entering the tumour cell. It is highly effective, especially in the palliative treatment of cancers located in the integument of the human body (skin and… CONTINUE READING
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