WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System. Fourth Edition
WHO Classification of Tumours, Volume 3
IARC WHO Classification of Tumours, No 3
Bosman, F.T., Carneiro, F., Hruban, R.H., Theise, N.D.
IARC
ISBN-13    9789283224327 ISBN-10    9283224329
Order Number    17004003 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    135.00 / US$    162.00 Developing countries:    CHF    94.50
English     2010        417   pages
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*** The fifth edition of this volume is expected early 2019. ***

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System is the third volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours.

This authoritative, concise reference book 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. This book also provides user-friendly algorithmic approaches to the diagnosis of the major tumours of the digestive tract. 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 more than 100 authors from 22 countries, contains some 700 colour photographs, numerous tables and figures and more than 3700 references.

Other books in this series:
WHO Classification of Tumours of Central Nervous System. Revised 4th edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues. Revised Fourth Edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast. Fourth Edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Fourth Edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Female Reproductive Organs. Fourth Edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Lung Pleura, Thymus and Heart. Fourth edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs. Fourth edition
WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours. Fourth edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs. Fourth Edition
Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Skin. Third edition