Breast Pathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all of the most essential information on the pathological entities encountered in practice in an easy-to-use format. Drs. Frances P. O'Malley, Sarah E. Pinder, and Anna Marie Mulligan provide unparalleled expert guidance for the study and diagnosis of a broad spectrum of breast lesions as well as the broad range of appearances of normal breast tissue. The consistent, practical format with a wealth of illustrations, at-a-glance boxes, and tables, along with online access at www.expertconsult.com, make this title ideal for quick reference for both novices and experienced breast pathologists
Reference key information quickly and easily with a consistent, user-friendly format and at-a-glance boxes and tables throughout the text.
Examine all aspects of a pathologic entity, including clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations.
Catch all the nuances of how pathological lesions present through over 400 full-color illustrations.
Practice with confidence and overcome your toughest challenges with advice from the top minds in breast pathology.
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Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image bank, illustrations, boxes, tables, and more.
Apply the latest molecular diagnostic techniques to recognize newly identified classifications in breast disease.
Get more of the information you need from new and expanded chapters covering a broad range of diseases and topics including fine needle aspiration cytology and the physical handling of core biopsy specimens; handling and evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes; diseases of the male breast; and state-of-the-art coverage of molecular advances in malignant breast disease.
Prepare for the future of breast pathology with a new chapter dedicated to gene profiling and stem cell diagnostic techniques.
Chapter 10 Fibroepithelial Lesions, Including Fibroadenoma and Phyllodes Tumors
Chapter 11 Benign Stromal Lesions of the Breast
Chapter 12 Disease of the Nipple
Chapter 13 Fibrocystic Change and Columnar Cell Lesions
Chapter 14 Usual Epithelial Hyperplasia and Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
Chapter 15 Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Chapter 16 Molecular Genetics of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Chapter 17 Morphology of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
Chapter 18 Invasive carcinoma - Special Types
Chapter 19 Histologic Grade
Chapter 20 Invasive Carcinoma: Other Histologic Prognostic Factors, Prognostic Indices and Application of Prognostic Information for Patient Management
Chapter 21 Familial Breast Cancer
Chapter 22 Handling and Evaluation of Sentinel Lymph Nodes
Chapter 23 Sentinel Node Biopsy and Lymph Node Classification in the 7th Edition Staging Manual
Chapter 24 Breast Cancer Biomakers: Prognostic and Predictive Value and External Quality Assurance
Chapter 25 An Overview of Immunohistochemistry in Diagnosis of Breast Lesions
Chapter 26 Other Malignant Lesions of the Breast
Chapter 27 Diseases of the Male Breast
Chapter 28 Breast Cancer - Emerging Methods for the Assessment of Primary Tumors, Including Genomic and Stem Cell Characterization in Breast Cancer
By Frances P. O'Malley, MB, FRCPC, FCAP, Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto; Anatomic Pathologist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Sarah E. Pinder, MBChB, FRCPath, Consultant Histopathologist, The City Hospital NHS Trust; Department of Histopathology, University of Nottingham Medical School, Nottinghan, UK and Anne Marie Mulligan