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Breast Pathology

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

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, make this title ideal for quick reference for both novices and experienced breast pathologists



Hardbound, 400 Pages

Published: July 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1757-0


  • Contents

    Chapter 1 Diagnostic Methodologies: Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

    Chapter 2 Handling of Surgical Specimens

    Chapter 3 Core Biopsy - Methodologies, Reporting and Management Issues

    Chapter 4 Overview of Clinical Aspects of Breast Disease

    Chapter 5 Overview of Radiologic Aspects of Breast Disease

    Chapter 6 Normal Breast

    Chapter 7 Inflammatory Lesions, Infections and Silicone Granulomas

    Chapter 8 Sclerosing Lesions: Sclerosing Adenosis, Radial Scar/Complex Sclerosing Lesion, Microglandular Adenosis

    Chapter 9 Papillary Lesions

    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


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