Breast Pathology

2nd Edition

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology


  • Frances O'Malley
  • Sarah E Pinder
  • Anne Marie Mulligan
  • 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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