Many comprehensive text books have been written about the common hematologic malignancies. However, every practicing hematologist/oncologist or primary care physician intermittently encounters patients with uncommon or rare hematologic malignancies. Information concerning these diseases, and particularly regarding their management, is extremely difficult to find. Physicians will commonly spend a substantial period of time searching the medical literature for help or will call a colleague who may have greater expertise in the area.
Rare Hematological Malignancies covers malignant hematologic diseases that physicians would see only occasionally, providing accurate, up-to-date information on the disease biology and practical recommendations concerning the disease management.
Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid, 1st ed.
A Comprehensive Guide for Practicing Thyroid Pathology
Yuri E. Nikiforov, Paul W. Biddinger, Lester D.R. Thompson,
Most chapters in the book have a uniform structure and include sections dedicated to the incidence and epidemiology of a particular disease, etiology, pathogenesis and molecular genetics, and clinical presentation and imaging, followed by sections providing detailed discussions of gross and microscopic findings, as well as sections on immunohistochemistry, molecular diagnostics, electron microscopy, cytology, differential diagnosis, and treatment and prognosis. This organizational structure will allow readers to find all information pertinent to a particular disease in a single chapter and also easily search for a specific aspect of the disease, such as microscopic diagnostic features or immunohistochemistry, without reading the entire chapter.
Papillomavirus Infections in Human Pathology, 2000
Kari J. Syrjänen and Stina M. Syrjänen
Abundantly illustrated, it covers all aspects of human papillomaviruses from molecular biology and pathogenesis of HPV-associated diseases, as well as natural history and epidemiology, to a detailed study of the role of these viruses as potential etiological agents of a wide spectrum of both benign and malignant human tumours. While the main focus is on HPV infections of the genital tract, lesions of the skin, respiratory tract, the digestive system, the urinary tract and the eye are also covered in detail. Written by two authors who are internationally renowned for their work, it will be invaluable for both clinicians and researchers working in the fields of gynecology, pathology, sexually transmitted diseases, genito-urinary medicine, oncology, dermatology, otorhinolaryngology, and cancer epidemiology.
Winifred Gray and Gabrijela Kocjan
This edition stresses not just the diagnostic cytological features of the various conditions encountered, but also the diagnostic pitfalls and the grey areas between so as to enable the reader to give more evidence-based reports. In recognition of their rapid expansion, there are new chapters on recent technological developments and on the cytodiagnosis of childhood tumours. A special section on the importance of multidisciplinary team meetings that include the cytopathologist as a core member of the team has also been included at the end of each chapter. As active members of this team, cytopathologists can define their role in the management pathway and thus bring the patient and the microscope together as never before. The full text can be accessed online and images downloaded via Expert Consult.
Diagnostic Pathology of Pleuropulmonary Neoplasia highlights the morphologic basis, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and molecular biology of tumoral and pseudotumoral conditions of the lung and pleura. The volume also highlights the nuances in the diagnosis of lung and pleural conditions and the applications of today’s most recent studies in molecular biology, and the way it is applied to diagnosis and treatment. In providing an expert guide for the histopathologic diagnosis of lung and pleural tumors, this volume be of great interest to general surgical pathologists, surgeons, oncologists, and those involved in the management of patients with lung tumors.