Breast Pathology

2nd Edition

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology


Key Features

  • Reference key information quickly and easily with a consistent, user-friendly format and at-a-glance boxes and tables throughout the text.
  • Examine all aspects of a pathologic entity, including clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations.
  • Catch all the nuances of how pathological lesions present through over 400 full-color illustrations.
  • Practice with confidence and overcome your toughest challenges with advice from the top minds in breast pathology.

Table of 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



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About the authors

Frances O'Malley

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto; Anatomic Pathologist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sarah E Pinder

Affiliations and Expertise

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