Advances in Surgical Pathology: Colorectal Carcinoma and Tumors of the Vermiform Appendix

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Yantiss, Rhonda

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-118277-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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Description

Features chapters on current and impending changes in the field with an emphasis on practical issues, recent developments, and emerging concepts.

Created as a quick review to be used during pathologic evaluation of cancer specimens from the lower gastrointestinal tract, this book contains the latest information regarding emerging endoscopic techniques that aid in tumor classification and staging, mechanisms of pathogenesis, and clinical management.

It combines gross and microscopic images and user-friendly tables for quick reference with a succinct, comprehensive review of issues important to management of patients with colorectal carcinoma. Not only does it discuss the applied concern of cancer epidemiology and prevention, the book also covers pathological features of cancer precursors. Plus, an introduction to future diagnostic and treatment modalities, such as biomarker analysis, chemotherapeutic strategies, targeted molecular therapies, and aggressive multidisciplinary approaches to patients with advanced stage disease.

Features:
- Emphasizes clinically and practically relevant information, including pathology reports and molecular test results
- Covers relevant surgical anatomy, gross examination, and specimen preparation techniques to aid in the handling of surgical resection specimens
- Provides a basic knowledge of surgical pathology and molecular evaluation of colonic and appendiceal cancers

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Yantiss, Rhonda
ISBN: 978-1-45-118277-4
Specialty:
Pathology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 336
Illustrations: 302
Year: 2013
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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