WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissue (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours)
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissue is the third volume in the new WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book covers the entire range of leukaemias and lymphomas. It provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in 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.
The book, prepared by 130 authors from 22 countries, contains more than 1,000 color photographs, numerous magnetic resonance and ultrasound images, CT scans, charts, and 2,500 references.
This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series. Who Classification of Tumors of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissue
Contributors:Dr Cem Akin, Dr Loannis Anagnostopoulos, Dr Katsuyuki Aozasa, Dr Daniel A. Arber, Dr Michele Baccarani, Dr Barbara J. Bain, Dr Giovanni Barosi, Dr Lrith Baumann, Dr Marie-Christine Bene, Dr Daniel Benharroch, Dr John M. Bennett, Dr Francoise Berger, Dr Emillo Berti, Dr Gunnar Birgegard, Dr Clara D. Bloomfield, Dr Bettina Borisch, Dr Michael J. Borowitz, Dr Richard D. Brunning, Dr Walter Burgdorf, Dr Elias Campo, Dr Daniel Catovsky, Dr Lorenzo Cerroni, Dr Ethel Cesarman, Dr Amv Chadburn, Dr John K.C. Chan, Dr Wing Chung Chan, Dr Andreas Chott, Dr Robert W. Coupland, Dr Daphne De Jong, Dr Christiane De Wolf-Peeters, Dr Martina Deckert, Dr Jan Delabie, Dr Georges Delsol, Dr Ahmet Dogan, Dr Lyn M. Duncan, Dr Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson, Dr Luis Escribano, Dr Fabio Facchetti, Dr Brunangelo Falini, Dr Judith A. Ferry, Dr Christopher D.M. Fletcher, Dr Katheryn Foucar, Dr Randy D. Gascoyne, Dr Kevin C. Gatter, Dr Norbert Gattermann, Dr Phillippe Gaulard, Dr Ulrich Germing, Dr D. Gary Gilliland, Dr Heinz Gisslinger, Dr Peter L. Greenberg, Dr Thomas M. Grogan, Dr. Karen L. Grogg, Dr Margarita Guenova, Dr Nancy Lee Harris, Dr Robert Paul Hasserjian, Dr Eva Hellstrom-Lindberg, Dr Hans-Peter Horny, Dr Peter G. Isaacson, Dr Elaine S. Jaffe, Dr Ronald Jaffe, Dr Daniel M. Jones, Dr Marshall E. Kadin, Dr Masahiro Kikuchi, Dr Hiroshi Kimura, Dr Marsha C. Kinney, Dr Phillip M. Kluin, Dr Young-Hyeh Ko, Dr Alla M. Kovrigina, Dr Laszlo Krenacs, Dr W. Michael Kuehl, Dr Jeffery L. Kutok, Dr Hans Michael Kvasnicka, Dr Robert A. Kyle, Dr Richard A. Larson, Dr Michelle M. Le Beau, Dr Lorenzo Leoncini, Dr Alan F. List, Dr Kenneth A. Maclennan, Dr William R. Macon, Dr David Y. Mason, Dr Estella Matutes, Dr Robert W. Mckenna, Dr Chris J.L.M. Meijer, Dr Junia V. Melo, Dr Dean D. Metcalfe, Dr Manuela Mollejo, Dr Peter Moller, Dr Emilli Montserrat, Dr William G. Morice, Dr Hans Konrad Muller-Hermelink, Drshigeo Nakamura, Dr Bharat N. Nathwani, Dr Charlotte M. Niemeyer, Dr Hiroko Ohgaki, Dr Kiochi Ohshima, Dr Mihaela Onciu, Dr Atillio Orazi, Dr German Ott, Dr Marco Paulli, Dr Suat-Cheng Peh, Dr Loann Peterson, Dr Tony Petrella, Dr Stefano A. Pileri, Dr Miguel A. Piris, Dr Stefania Pittaluga, Dr Maurillio Ponzoni, Dr Sibrand Poppema, Dr Anna Porwit, Dr Leticia Quintanilla-Martinez, Dr Elisabeth Ralfiaker, Dr Martine Raphael, Dr Jonathan Said, Dr Christian A. Sander, Dr Masao Seto, Dr Kevin Shannon, Dr Bruce R. Smoller, Dr Ivy Sng, Dr Dominic Spagnolo, Dr Harald Stein, Dr Christer Sundstrom, Dr Steven H. Swerdlow, Dr Ayalew Tefferi, Dr Catherine Thieblemont, Dr Jurgen Thiele, Dr Peter Valent, Dr J.H. Van Krieken, Dr James W. Vardiman, Dr Beatrice Vergier, Dr Neus Villamor, Dr Reinhard Von Wasielewski, Dr Roger A. Warnke, Dr Steven A. Webber, Dr Dennis D. Weisenburger, Dr Lawrence M. Weiss, Dr Sean J. Whittaker, Dr Rein Willemze, Dr Wyndham H. Wilson, Dr Tadashi Yoshino
The "Bible" for Hematological malignancy classification.
By Zandolee - March 7, 2009
Please ignore the one star rating by the previous puerile reviewers who do not understand that you rate products for content and not by Amazon's service. This is a must have reference and study book for all Hematologists and Hematopathologists in training and practice the world over. I have even had the fortune to work in the same institution as Dr. Jaffe. A welcomed update!
Always a must have
By hemekid - June 12, 2009
There is definitely a change in this edition (esp. in the MDS classification). A must have as usual.
An Absolute Must!
By Robyn Olney - August 31, 2010
The 2008 WHO classification for hematolymphoid neoplasms is an absolute must for every practicing hematopathologist and all general pathologists who sign out lymph nodes or bone marrows. It has wonderful blue box summaries of the main diagnostic points needed. Written by an assembly of world experts in hematopathology it is necessary for your bookshelf!
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