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Medicine - Pathology | Cancer Grading Manual

Cancer Grading Manual

Damjanov, Ivan, Fan, Fang (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2013, XII, 220 p. 166 illus., 161 illus. in color.

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  • A clear guide to the complex issue of cancer grading 
  • Ideal for use in the daily practice of diagnostic pathology
  • Systematically covers the grading of cancers in all major organ systems
  • Concise text and informative illustrations, supplemented by summarizing tables

This is the second edition of a practice-oriented, well-illustrated manual on the microscopic grading of tumors that addresses all relevant histopathologic aspects of tumor pathology. After an introduction on the history and basic tenets of tumor grading, subsequent chapters focus on specific organ systems. In each case, the most widely used system for grading common tumors is presented and discussed. Throughout, careful attention is paid to the principles of microscopic tumor grading, ancillary methods to improve grading, and the latest techniques used in evaluating tumors and formulating prognosis.

 

Since the first edition, all chapters have been updated to reflect revisions in the clinical practice of pathology and to explain the role of novel immunohistochemistry and molecular biology techniques. In addition, a new chapter is devoted to the latest trends in cancer grading. Additional illustrations have been included, and other illustrations replaced by more representative examples. References have also been fully updated. Cancer Grading Manual is a superb resource for both diagnostic surgical pathologists and pathology residents.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Clinical Oncology - Histopathology - Tumor

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Pathology

Table of contents 

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 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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Distribution rights for India: Bhalani Medical Book House, Mumbai, India

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