Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours)
This WHO classification covers the female and male breast, ovaries, fallopian tumors, uterine cervix, uterine corpus, vulva, vagina and inherited tumor syndromes. It includes a comprehensive classification of benign and malignant neoplasms. Targeted readership includes pathologists, gynaecologists, surgeons, oncologists, and basic scientists. Similar to the previous volumes of the series, the book includes numerous color photographs, magnetic resonance images, CT scans and charts. In addition to its pathology and genetics, each lesion is described with its epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, as well as prognosis and predictive factors.
This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series. Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of the Breast and Female Genital Organs
Contributors::Dr Vera M. Abeler, Dr Jorge Albores-Saavedra, Dr Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero, Dr Erik Søgaard Andersen, Dr Alan Ashworth, Dr Jean-Pierre Bellocq, Dr Christine Bergeron, Dr Ross S. Berkowitz, Dr Werner Böcker, Dr Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale, Dr Annegien Broeks, Dr C. Hilary Buckley, Dr Gianni Bussolati,Dr Rosmarie Caduff,Dr Maria-Luisa Carcangiu, Dr Silvestro Carinelli, Dr Annie N. Cheung, Dr Anne-Marie Cleton-Jansen, Dr Cees J. Cornelisse, Dr Christopher P. Crum, Dr Bruno Cutuli, Dr Peter Devilee, Dr Mojgan Devouassoux-Shisheboran, Dr Manfred Dietel, Dr Stephen Dobbs, Dr Maria Drijkoningen, Dr Douglas Easton, Dr Rosalind Eeles, Dr Ian O. Ellis, Dr Charis Eng, Dr Vincenzo Eusebi, Dr Mathias Fehr, Dr Rosemary A. Fisher, Dr Riccardo Fodde, Dr Silvia Franceschi, Dr Shingo Fujii, Dr David R. Genest, Dr Deborah J. Gersell, Dr Blake Gilks, Dr David E. Goldgar,Dr Annekathryn Goodman,Dr Pierre Hainaut, Dr Janet Hall, Dr Urs Haller, Dr Antonius G.J.M. Hanselaar, Dr Steffen Hauptmann, Dr Michael R. Hendrickson, Dr Sylvia H. Heywang-Köbrunner, Dr Heinz Höfler, Dr Roland Holland, Dr Jocelyne Jacquemier, Dr Rudolf Kaaks, Dr Apollon I. Karseladze, Dr Richard L. Kempson, Dr Takako Kiyokawa, Dr Ikuo Konishi, Dr Rahel Kubik-Huch, Dr Robert J. Kurman, Dr Sunil R. Lakhani, Dr Janez Lamovec, Dr Salvatore Lanzafame, Dr Sigurd Lax, Dr Kenneth R. Lee, Dr Fabio Levi, Dr Gaëtan Macgrogan, Dr Gaetano Magro, Dr Kien T. Mai, Dr W. Glenn Mccluggage, Dr Hanne Meijers-Heijboer, Dr Rosemary R. Millis, Dr Farid Moinfar, Dr Samuel C. Mok, Dr Alvaro N. Monteiro, Dr Eoghan E. Mooney, Dr Philippe Morice, Dr Hans Morreau, Dr Kiyoshi Mukai, Dr Mary Murnaghan, Dr George L. Mutter, Dr Steven Narod, Dr Jahn M. Nesland, Dr Edward S. Newlands, Dr Bernt B. Nielsen, Dr Francisco F. Nogales, Dr Hiroko Ohgaki, Dr Magali Olivier, Dr Andrew G. Östör, Dr Jorma Paavonen, Dr Paivi Peltomak, Dr Johannes L. Peterse, Dr Jurgen J.M. Piek, Dr Paola Pisani, Dr Steven Piver, Dr Jaime Prat, Dr Klaus Prechtel, Dr Dieter Prechtel, Dr Usha Raju, Dr Juan Rosai, Dr Lawrence M. Roth, Dr Peter Russell, Dr Joanne K.L. Rutgers, Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, Dr Anna Sapino, Dr Annie J. Sasco, Dr Xavier Sastre-Garau, Dr Stuart J. Schnitt, Dr John O. Schorge, Dr Peter E. Schwartz, Dr Robert E. Scully, Dr Hideto Senzaki, Dr Elvio G. Silva, Dr Steven G. Silverberg, Dr Jorge Soares, Dr Leslie H. Sobin, Ms Nayanta Sodha Msc, Dr Mike R. Stratton, Dr Csilla Szabo, Dr László Tabár, Dr Aleksander Talerman, Dr Colette Taranger-Charpin, Dr Fattaneh A. Tavassoli, Dr. Antonio Bernardino Almeida, Dr Massimo Tommasino, Dr Airo Tsubura, Dr Paul J. Van Diest, Dr Laura J. Van’t Veer, Dr Russell S. Vang, Dr Hans F.A. Vasen, Dr A.R. Venkitaraman, Dr René H.M. Verheijen, Dr William R. Welch, Dr Michael Wells, Dr Edward J. Wilkinson, Dr Andrew Wotherspoon,
Another WHO book
By "ooff" - January 22, 2004
World Health Organization: Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs (edited by Fattaneh A. Tavassoli and Peter Devilee) is the 4th in the Pathology and Genetics of Tumours series from the WHO. With an impressive set of multidisciplinary contributors from several continents, this book improves on previous books from that organization by representing a reasonable attempt towards consensus in their presentation of the various topics. The main strength of this book, as with others in the series, is that they are concise and emphasize the most salient points in each topic. While it is not meant to be an encyclopedic account of the various tumors, essential definitions, clinical findings, morphologic points, immunophenotypic variations and molecular and/or cytogenetic pathogenesis are well presented. This book does not resolve some of the more controversial issues in these fields (such as the prognostic significance of micropapillary patterns in ovarian serous borderline tumors or... read more
By Ana - September 18, 2010
Excelent book in excelent state. Insightful text in a very organized order. Brings clinical data and all histologic descriptions expected. Nowhere in Brazil I could get it and Amazon saved the day!
Paradigmatic book of breast and female genital cance
By Luiz F. P. Amaral - July 9, 2008
Written by the most recknowned pathologists in the area; this is a "must be" book in every gynecologist shelve. an outstanding book!
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