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Practical Breast Pathology


Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9783131294326
Publication Date: April 2014

Acclaim for the first edition:

Succinct, well organized, and easy-to-follow…of the highest
. -- Radiology

Excellent histologic illustrations and concise
text…provides a firm foundation in fundamental concepts.
-- American
Journal of Roentgenology

Remarkable…splendid illustrations provide large views
of the lesions…good reference for any clinician interested in breast
-- Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy

Focused on a modern, interdisciplinary approach to
diagnosing and managing diseases of the breast, this concise book builds on the
high standard set in the previous edition. It provides a complete foundation in
the basic principles, radiologic appearance and underlying pathology of breast
disease, without overwhelming non-pathologist members of the team with excessive
detail. For effective communication at every level, Practical Breast
Pathology, Second Edition
provides the clear
information, case examples and superb illustrations that make it an ideal
clinical problem solver.

Special features of the second

  • High-quality examples of modern multimodality radiology
    (digital mammography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging)
    correlated with large-format 2D and 3D histologic slides
  • New
    findings on such clinically important topics as the lobar nature of breast
    carcinoma, multifocality, diffuse carcinomas and extent of disease, concept
    of the sick lobe and more
  • Introduction of the molecular
    classification of invasive breast cancer
  • Discussion of prognostic and
    predictive factors in breast carcinoma, such as hormone receptors and HER2
  • Updates on preoperative diagnosis, including intact biopsy and
    radiologic assessment of the extent and distribution of

Enriched with new information and stunning illustrations in every
chapter, Practical Breast Pathology, Second Edition is a key link in the
exchange between pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and breast surgeons, as
well as residents and trainees. It provides an essential framework for
understanding the mammographic-pathologic correlation, leading to increased
cooperation among clinical team members and significantly improved outcomes for

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