Diagnostic Pathology: Molecular Oncology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323376785, 9780323400381

Diagnostic Pathology: Molecular Oncology

1st Edition

Authors: Mohammad Vasef Aaron Auerbach
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323376785
eBook ISBN: 9780323400381
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 24th September 2015
Page Count: 936

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This volume in the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series provides a clearer understanding of molecular pathology as it relates to the transformation and pathogenesis of cancer. Diagnostic Pathology: Molecular Oncology is the first reference to apply a practical and clinical approach to examining how molecular mutations affect common medical diseases. Additionally, it identifies the relevant and appropriate molecular tests to perform for a complete work-up in the era of molecular-targeted therapies. Easy to use and packed with outstanding illustrations, this is an essential resource for all pathologists or clinicians who need to keep up with the ever-evolving field of molecular medicine.

Key Features

  • Up-to-date information on a variety of topics

    • Next-generation sequencing for determining gene mutations
    • Diagnostic use of soft tissue mutations
    • Use of solid tissue mutations such as EGFR, BRAF, and KRAS for diagnosis and treatment of different carcinomas and melanoma
    • Interpreting newly found mutations in hematopathology such as MYD88 mutations
    • Understanding bioinformatics
    • Guidance on selecting the right test(s) at the right time for the right patient

  • Comparisons of molecular testing methods (i.e., FISH testing vs. cytogenetics)
  • More than 2,000 images including H&E stains, immunostains, and FISH images
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices


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About the Authors

Mohammad Vasef

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Aaron Auerbach

Dr. Auerbach is a board certified anatomic pathologist and hemaptopathologist at the Armed Forces Institue of Pathology in Washington, DC. He is the returning lead author from the 1st edition of this title

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff Pathologist, Department of Hematopathology, The Joint Pathology Center, Bethesda, Maryland