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Practical Surgical Pathology of the Breast

by Juan P Palazzo Demos Medical
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9781620701058
Format:
Hbk 422 pages
Price:
AU$272.00 NZ$279.13
Product Status: Out of stock. Not available to order.
Practical Surgical Pathology of the Breast is a comprehensive and accessible guide for the practicing pathologist and trainee. It provides anatomic pathologists with the essential knowledge and tools to navigate breast cases and classification systems that are commonly and uncommonly found in everyday practice. Particularly challenging topics such as understanding the molecular mechanisms linked to breast cancer and the interpretation of molecular tests, are covered in clear prose, along with useful discussions on diagnostic challenges written by world experts. The use of immunohistochemistry in breast pathology is discussed in detail and how to apply it to resolve diagnostic problems. As a result, the book simplifies difficult-to-master issues such as recognizing therapy-induced changes to breast specimens and identifying borderline breast lesions and many more.


 


Each chapter features high-quality images and stains, tables that emphasize differential diagnoses, text that highlight common diagnostic pitfalls with corresponding tips, as well as helpful key points and how to reach an accurate diagnosis using appropriate procedures and tests. With Practical Surgical Pathology of the Breast as a guide, practitioners and residents can hone their diagnostic skills, resolve difficult cases and improve their approach to breast cases in their daily practice.


 


Key Features:


 



  • Written by world-renowned breast pathology experts

  • Emphasizes the differential diagnosis problem-solving process found in everyday practice

  • Contains over 400 high-quality images including numerous immunohistochemical stains which are essential when comparing breast entities

  • Includes detailed coverage of core biopsy interpretation, precursors of mammary carcinoma and their mimics, papillary lesions, flat epithelial atypia, adenosis, microinvasive carcinoma, carcinomas with good prognosis, mesenchymal lesions, triple negative carcinomas, lymphomas of the breast, and interpretation of therapy-related changes.

  • Highlights diagnostic pitfalls and common problems and includes practical tips throughout to guide the proper interpretation of breast lesions and the proper application of tests to reach accurate diagnoses.

CONTENTS


Contributors


Preface


1. The Diagnostic Challenges of Core Needle Biopsy Interpretation


Aylin Simsir and Joan F. Cangiarella


2. Morphologic Precursors of Mammary Carcinoma and Their Mimics


Edi Brogi, Camilla Cristando, and Hannah Y. Wen


3. Papillary Lesions of the Breast


Cansu Karakas, Erika Resetkova, and Aysegul A. Sahin


4. Diagnostic Challenges of Adenosis and Common Pitfalls


Juan P. Palazzo, Belén Pérez Mies, Esteban Gnass, and Jose Palacios Calvo


5. Flat Epithelial Atypia


Melinda F. Lerwill


6. Secretory Breast Lesions: Pathologic Features and Differential Diagnoses


Upasana Joneja and Juan P. Palazzo


7. Microinvasive Carcinoma: Diagnostic Features and Common Pitfalls


Dilip D. Giri


8. Triple-Negative Carcinomas


Andrew P. Sciallis and Celina G. Kleer


9. Carcinomas With Good Prognosis and Related Entities


Melinda E. Sanders and Jean F. Simpson


10. Mesenchymal Lesions of the Breast


Melinda E. Sanders, Gaetano Magro, and Juan P. Palazzo


11. Lymphomas of the Breast


Judith A. Ferry


12. Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Changes in Breast Cancer


Elena Brachtel


13. Immunohistochemistry in Breast Pathology


Felipe C. Geyer, Fresia Pareja, Magali Lacroix-Triki, and Jorge S. Reis-Filho


14. Application of Molecular Pathology in Breast Cancer


Felipe C. Geyer, Caterina Marchi+¦, and Jorge S. Reis-Filho


Index