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Breast Pathology

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Breast Pathology, edited by Dr. David J. Dabbs - leading expert in breast pathology and author of the best-selling reference Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry - presents an integrated and highly visual approach to breast pathology. This in-depth resource combines international perspectives and expertise on genomic and molecular information, clinical presentation, gross and microscopic pathologic findings, radiologic and laboratory diagnosis, immunohistochemistry, and theranostics so you can accurately diagnose the full spectrum of breast diseases. The fully searchable text and a downloadable image bank are also online at for even more convenient access.





Hardbound, 816 Pages

Published: February 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0604-8


  • 1 Normal Breast and Developmental Disorders
    2 Reactive and Inflammatory Conditions of the Breast
    3 Infections of the Breast
    4 Epidemiology of Breast Cancer
    5 Patient Safety in Breast Pathology
    6 Gross Examination of Breast Specimens
    7 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    8 Breast Imaging Modalities for Pathologists
    9 Predictive and Prognostic Marker Testing in Breast Pathology: Immunophenotypic Subclasses of Disease
    10 Molecular-based Testing in Breast Disease for Therapeutic Decisions
    11 Diagnostic Immunohistology of the Breast
    12 Fibroepithelial Lesions
    13 Papilloma and Papillary Lesions
    14 Adenosis and Microglandular Adenosis
    15 Nipple Adenoma (Florid Papillomatosis of the Nipple)
    16 Radial Scar
    17 Myoepithelial Lesions of the Breast
    18 Fibrocystic Change and Usual Epithelial Hyperplasia of Ductal Type
    19 Columnar Cell Alterations, Flat Epithelial Atypia, and Atypical Ductal Epithelial Hyperplasia
    20 Molecular Classification of Breast Carcinoma
    21 Lobular Neoplasia and Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    22 Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
    23 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of No Special Type and Histologic Grade
    24 Triple-Negative and Basal-like Carcinoma
    25 Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma
    26 Apocrine Carcinoma of the Breast
    27 Paget’s Disease of the Breast
    28 Pathology of Neoadjuvant Therapeutic Response of Breast Carcinoma
    29 Special Types of Breast Carcinoma: Tubular Carcinoma, Mucinous, Carcinoma, Cribriform Carcinoma, Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma, and Medullary Carcinoma
    30 Rare Breast Carcinomas: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Secretory Carcinoma, Carcinoma with Osteoclast-like Giant Cells, Lipid-Rich Carcinoma, and Glycogen-Rich Clear Cell Carcinoma
    31 Mesenchymal Neoplasms of the Breast
    32 Neoplasia of the Male Breast
    33 Breast Tumors in Children and Adolescents
    34 Tumors of the Mammary Skin
    35 Hematopoietic Tumors of the Breast
    36 Metastatic Tumors in the Breast



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