Key Features

The book is lavishly illustrated with high quality color images that demonstrate the relevant pathological features and immunohistochemical and molecular markers. The text features a well-organized approach that incorporates practical tips and clues to help avoid pitfalls and to ensure optimal diagnosis.

Chapters have been totally rewritten and new chapters have been added, especially on myeloid malignancies.

The chapters on hematological malignancies have been written so that the reader can apply the latest WHO Classifications in their routine daily practice (especially the 2008 WHO Classification of Tumors of Hemopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues)

All chapters have been revised to include new aspects of molecular biology and flow cytometry diagnostics.

Many new schematic diagrams and color illustrations have been added to illustrate blood and bone marrow pathology.

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About the authors

Anna Porwit

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pathology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Jeffrey McCullough

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, American Red Cross Professor of Transfusion Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Wendy Erber

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Haematologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK; Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK