Key Features

  • Discusses all aspects of a pathologic entity, including clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations.
  • Presents state-of-the-art coverage of molecular advances in malignant breast disease.
  • Offers advice from the preeminent breast pathologists in the world.
  • Includes more than 400 illustrations—most in full color—that demonstrate the key features of a wide variety of pathologic lesions.
  • Uses a consistent, user-friendly format for easy reference.
  • And, much more!

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





Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443066801
Electronic ISBN:
9781437720440