1. Introduction Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
2. Imaging of tumors and pseudotumours of soft tissues Valerie Bousson, Jean-Denis Laredo and Daniel Vanel
3. Principles of local and systemic treatment of soft tissue sarcomas Alessandro Gronchi and Paolo G. Casali
4. Soft tissue sarcomas with spindle cell morphology Marta Sbaraglia and Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
5. Soft tissue sarcomas with epithelioid morphology Marta Sbaraglia and Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
6. Round cell sarcomas Alberto Righi, Marco Gambarotti and Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
7. Pleomorphic sarcomas Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
8. Myxoid sarcomas Marta Sbaraglia and Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
9. Intermediate malignant and malignant tumors of soft tissue featuring an inflammatory background Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
10. Intermediate malignant and malignant tumors of soft tissue resembling normal tissue Angelo Paolo Dei Tos.
Soft tissue sarcomas represent a heterogeneous group of rare malignancies, widely regarded as one of the most diagnostically challenging. Drawing on their collective experience gleaned from over 30,000 cases, this book offer practical guidance from leading experts in soft tissue pathology. Exploring topics with clinical, immune-histochemical and molecular correlation, chapters are organised in a clear, morphological structure. This valuable resource includes diagnostic clues for practitioners of all levels to override the challenges and pitfalls in patient diagnosis. Featuring a range of high-quality illustrations, the focus is on sarcomas, lesions of intermediate malignancy, and benign tumours, whilst also providing support in emphasizing the differences between these and pseudosarcomas. Readers can gain confidence in minimizing diagnostic errors, with this pattern-based, wide-ranging approach. This book includes entry to an online version on Cambridge Core, which can be accessed via the code printed on the inside of the cover.
- The book focuses on key, real-life diagnostic challenges, faced by practitioners, every day
- Readers will benefit from an approach in which chapters are organized by morphology, to replicate the typical, daily approach to diagnosis
- Includes access to an HTML version of the text on Cambridge Core, where all of the plentiful high quality illustrations can be viewed and zoomed in on
Angelo Paolo Dei Tos is Professor of Pathology at the University of Padua, Director of the Department of Pathology in Treviso and Consultant Pathologist for orthopaedic oncologic pathology at the Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy. He is founder of the Working Group on Soft Tissue Tumour Pathology at the European Society of Pathology, past President of the International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, member of the WHO Working Group for the Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone, Past President of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society, and faculty member of ESMO. He is also a member of the editorial boards of several scientific journals, and co-editor-in-chief of Clinical Sarcoma Research. He has published approximately 300 peer-reviewed articles. His main clinical interest is focused on sarcoma morphologic and molecular diagnosis.