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2000 - 320 pages
ISBN 92 83 22410 8
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Digestive System

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by Stanley R. Hamilton and Lauri A. Aaltonen
This authoritative, concise reference book covers neoplasms of the entire gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary system, and exocrine pancreas. Prepared by 113 authors from 17 countries, it provides an international standard for oncologists, gastroenterologists, and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.

Please note that the 4th edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System is now available from WHO Press.



2003 - 432 pages
ISBN 9283224124
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by Fattaneh A. Tavassoli and Peter Devilee
This book covers the female and male breast, ovaries, fallopian tumours, uterine cervix, uterine corpus, vulva, vagina and inherited tumour syndromes. It includes a comprehensive classification of benign and malignant neoplasms. In addition to its pathology and genetics, each lesion is described with its epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, as well as prognosis and predictive factors.
Please note that the 4th edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast is now available from WHO Press.



2002 - 432 pages
ISBN 92 83 22413 2
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by Christopher D.M. Fletcher, Krisjnan Unni and Fredrik Mertens
This book is an authoritative, concise reference, prepared by 147 authors from 28 countries. It covers tumours of soft tissue and bone including inherited tumour syndromes. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases.
Please note that the 4th edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone is now available from WHO Press.



2005 - 360 pages
ISBN 92 83 22414 0
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Skin

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by D. Weedon, P. LeBoit, G. Burg and A. Sarasin
This book covers keratinocytic, melanocytic, appendageal, haematopoietic, soft tissue and neural tumours, as well as inherited tumour syndromes. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases.



2004 - 360 pages
ISBN 92 83 22415 9
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by J.N. Ebele, G. Sauter, J.I. Epstein and I.A. Sesterhenn
This book covers tumours of the kidney, the urinary system, the prostate, the testis and paratesticular tissue, and the penis. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics and predictive factors.
Prepared by 131 authors from 22 countries, the book contains more than 800 colour photographs, numerous MRIs, ultrasound images, CT scans, charts and 3000 references.



2005 - 430 pages
ISBN 92 83 22417 5
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Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by Leon Barnes, John W. Eveson, Peter Reichart, David Sidransky
This book covers tumours of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, of the nasopharynx, of the hypophyranyx, larynx and trachea, of the oral cavity and oropharynx, of salivary glands, as well as odontogenetic tumours, tumours of the ear, the paraganglionic system, and inherited tumour syndromes. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases. Prepared by 130 authors from 28 countries, it contains 890 colour photographs, X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) images, charts and more than 2900 references.



2004 - 344 pages
ISBN 92 83 22418 3
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Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart

World Health Organization Classification of Tumours
Edited by William D. Travis, Elizabeth Brambilla, H. Konrad Müller-Hermelink, Curtis C. Harris
This book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics and predictive factors. Prepared by 200 authors from 25 countries, it contains more than 670 colour photographs, numerous X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) images, charts and more than 2200 references.



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