Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice: Oncology is an authoritative and comprehensive guide that provides the general pathologist in clinical practice, as well as residents and fellows during their training, with the current standard in molecular oncology testing. It addresses all areas of molecular oncology testing including: molecular biology basics, inherited cancers, solid tumors, neoplastic hematopathology, identity testing and laboratory management. The book integrates the latest advancements in the field with the basic principles and practical applications.
Written for: Molecular pathologists, general pathologists, pathology residents, pathology assistants, pathology lab technicians, oncologists
- molecular oncology
- molecular pathology
- neoplastic hematopathology
- solid tumors
Table of contents
Basics of Molecular Biology.- Molecular Pathology Methods.- Inherited Breast Cancer.- Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Turcot and Peutiz-Jeghers Syndromes.- Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer.- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes.- The Neurofibromatoses.- TP53 Mutation and Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.- von Hippel-Lindau Disease.- Breast Cancer.- Urothelial Carcinoma.- Sarcomas.- Gliomas.- Molecular Detection of Occult Tumor Cells.- Microarray Studies (Beyond Histology).- Acute Myeloid Leukemia.- B-Cell Lymphomas.- T-Cell Lymphomas.- Lymphoproliferations of Immunodeficiency.- Myeloproliferative Disorders and Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Forensic DNA Typing.- Parentage and Relationship Testing.- Assessment of Chimerism in the Setting of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.- Specimen Identification through DNA Analysis.- Molecular Pathology Laboratory Management.