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Title WHO classification of tumours of soft tissue and bone / edited by Christopher D.M. Fletcher ... [and others]
Published Lyon : IARC Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (468 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series World Health Organization classification of tumours, 4th edition
World Health Organization classification of tumours 4th edition.
Contents Tumours of soft tissue : introduction -- Adipocytic tumours -- Fibroblastic/myofibroblastic tumours -- So-called fibrohistiocytic tumours -- Smooth-muscle tumours -- Pericytic (perivascular) tumours -- Skeletal-muscle tumours -- Vascular tumours -- Chondro-osseous tumours -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumours -- Nerve sheath tumours -- Tumours of uncertain differentiation -- Undifferentiated/unclassified sarcomas -- WHO classification of tumours of bone -- TNM classification of bone -- Tumours of bone : introduction -- Chondrogenic tumours -- Osteogenic tumours -- Fibrogenic tumours -- Fibrohistiocytic tumours -- Ewing sarcoma -- Haematopoitic neoplasms -- Osteoclastic giant cell-rich tumours -- Notochordal tumours -- Vascular tumours -- Myogenic, lipogenic and epithelial tumours -- Tumours of undefined neoplastic nature -- Undifferentiated high-grade pleomorphic sarcoma -- Tumour syndromes
Summary WHO Classification of Soft Tissue and Bone is the fifth volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors. The book, prepared by 159 authors from 24 countries, contains more than 1200 colour photographs, tables and figures, and more than 3000 references
Notes At head of title: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-457) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bones -- Tumors -- Classification.
Bones -- Tumors -- Pathology
Soft tissue tumors -- Classification.
Soft tissue tumors -- Pathology
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue.
Bone Neoplasms -- genetics.
Bone Neoplasms -- pathology.
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue -- pathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Fletcher, Christopher D. M.
International Agency for Research on Cancer.
World Health Organization.
ISBN 9283244907 (electronic bk.)
9789283244905 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Tumours of soft tissue and bone
WHO classification : tumours of soft tissue and bone
Tumors of soft tissue and bone
WHO classification of tumors of soft tissue and bone