Breast Pathology

A Volume in Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series

Edited by

  • Frances 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, Professor of Breast Pathology Consultant Histopathologist, The City Hospital NHS Trust; Department of Histopathology, University of Nottingham Medical School, Nottinghan, UK

This volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series packs today's most essential breast pathology into a compact, high-yield format! Its pragmatic, well-organized approach, abundant full-color illustrations, and at-a-glance boxes and tables make the information you need easy to access. Practical and affordable, this resource is ideal for study and review as well as everyday clinical practice!
“Best New Edited Book" Award (2007) from the Royal Society of Authors and the Royal Society of Medicine
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Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06680-1

Table of Contents

1. Diagnostic Methodologies: Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

2. Diagnostic Methodologies: Core Biopsy and Handling of Wire Localization Biopsies

3.Clinical Aspects of Breast Disease

4. Radiological Aspects of Breast Disease

5. Normal Breast

6. Inflammation/Infections/Silicone Granuloma

7. Sclerosing Lesions: Sclerosing Adenosis, Radial Scars, and Complex Sclerosing Lesion

8. Papillary Lesions

9. Fibroadenoma and Phyllodes Tumors

10. Benign Stromal Lesions: Benign Vascular Tumors, PASH, Fibromatosis, Myofibroblastoma, Amyloid

11. Diseases of the Nipple

12. Fibrocystic Change and Columnar Cell Change

12. Usual Epithelial Hyperplasia and ADH

13. Molecular Genetics of Preinvasive Ductal Lesions

14. ALH and LCIS Including ‘Pleomorphic Variant’

15. Molecular Genetics of Lobular Neoplasia

16. Invasive Carcinoma: Special Types

17. Invasive Carcinoma: Grading

18. Invasive Carcinoma: Other Prognostic Factors and Prognostic Index

19. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

20. Molecular Markers in Invasive Breast Cancer

21. Immunohistochemistry in Breast Disease

22. Other Malignant Breast Lesions: Lymphoma, Sarcoma, Metastases

23. Male Breast Cancer/Gynecomastia