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Medicine - Pathology | Cancer Grading Manual

Cancer Grading Manual

Damjanov, Ivan, Fan, Fang (Eds.)

2007, X, 126 p.

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Cancer Grading Manual addresses all histopathologic aspects of tumor pathology essential for grading of tumors. It discusses the history and basic tenets of tumor grading; principles of microscopic grading of tumors; ancillary methods currently used to improve tumor grading; and new techniques used in evaluating tumors and formulating prognosis. It is designed to be a practice-oriented, concise and well-illustrated resource for diagnostic surgical pathologists and pathology residents.

The manual is organized by specific organ systems. Each chapter begins with an introduction and describes in detail the optimal and most widely used system for grading common tumors.  There are 208 color illustrations.

Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas.

Fang Fan, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Grading - cancer - pathology - skin - thymus - tumor

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Pathology

Table of contents 

History and General Aspects of Tumor Grading.- Tumors of the Mouth, Pharynx, Nose, and Paranasal Sinuses.- Tumors of the Salivary Glands.- Tumors of the Larynx and Hypopharynx.- Tumors of the Lungs and Pleura.- Tumors of the Thymus.- Tumors of the Digestive System.- Tumors of the Endocrine System.- Tumors of the Kidney and the Male Urogenital System.- Tumors of the Female Genital Organs.- Tumors of the Breast.- Tumors of the Lymphoid and Hematopoietic Systems.- Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System.- Tumors of the Skin.- Tumors of the Central Nervous System.

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