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Title Diagnostic histopathology of tumors / [edited by] Christopher D.M. Fletcher
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 2310 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction -- Tumors of the heart and pericardium -- Tumors of blood vessels and lymphatics -- Tumors of the upper respiratory tract -- Tumors of the lung and pleura -- Tumors of the oral cavity -- Tumors of the salivary glands -- Tumors of the esophagus and stomach -- Tumors of the small and large intestines, including anal canal -- Tumors of the liver, gallbladder, and biliary tree -- Tumors of the exocrine pancreas -- Tumors of the urinary tract -- Tumors of the female genital tract -- Tumors and tumor-like conditions of the male genital tract -- Tumors of the peritoneum -- Tumors of the breast -- Tumors of the pituitary gland -- Tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands -- Tumors of the adrenal gland -- Tumors of the endocrine pancreas -- Tumors of the lymphoreticular system, including spleen and thymus -- Tumors of the hematopoietic system -- Tumors of the skin -- Tumors of soft tissue -- Tumors of the osteoarticular system -- Tumors of the central nervous system -- Tumors of the peripheral nervous system -- Tumors of the autonomic nervous system, including paraganglia -- Tumors of the eye and ocular adnexa -- Tumors of the ear -- Application of modern techniques
Summary Known for its clear writing style, easy-to-navigate format, and authoritative coverage of tumor pathology, Dr. Christopher Fletcher's Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors, 5th Edition, remains your go-to source for accurate, efficient evaluation and interpretation of histopathology specimens. This highly regarded reference provides superbly illustrated information on pathogenesis, diagnostic criteria, molecular/cytogenetic findings, and prognosis on the neoplastic diseases most likely to be encountered by general surgical pathologists, and helps you stay current with the latest diagnostic tumor markers to assist in daily sign-out. Discusses the latest developments in immunohistochemistry, molecular genetics, targeted therapy/personalized medicine, and prognostic/predictive markers to assist in the diagnosis of the complete range of neoplastic entities. Includes coverage of newly described variants and new histologic entities. Covers all modern diagnostic techniques while retaining a strong emphasis on morphologic diagnosis, which remains the cornerstone of diagnosis for most lesions. Features thousands of high-quality photographs, photomicrographs, and artwork throughout. Incorporates the latest TNM and WHO classification and staging systems. Contains diagnostic flow charts, correlations of gross appearances to microscopic findings, and differential diagnosis tables for better recognition and evaluation of similar-looking entities. Shares the knowledge and expertise of internationally renowned experts in tumor pathology, including Dr. Christopher Fletcher, as well as numerous global authorities in the field. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
Notes Revised edition of: Diagnostic histopathology of tumors / [edited by] Christopher D.M. Fletcher. Fourth edition. 2013
Description based on online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed April 20, 2020)
Subject Tumors -- Histopathology
Tumors -- Diagnosis
Histology, Pathological.
Neoplasms -- pathology
Histology, Pathological
Tumors -- Diagnosis
Form Electronic book
Author Fletcher, Christopher D. M., editor
ISBN 9780323636148