Apply a state-of-the-art, integrated approach to brain cancer diagnosis and staging with Advances in Surgical Pathology: Brain Cancer. Distinguished experts provide you with concise, current, and well-rounded guidance on all 130 brain tumor entities listed in the most recent WHO classification, with an emphasis on practical issues and new developments. This cutting-edge surgical pathology reference is an ideal tool to help you update your knowledge and skills and solve difficult diagnostic dilemmas, as well as a valuable resource for certification and recertification preparation.
- Effectively interpret the most challenging histopathology findings with in-depth coverage of basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, and diagnostic pitfalls.
- Recognize key diagnostic characteristics with the aid of hundreds of high-quality color illustrations.
- Make optimal use of immunohistochemistry and molecular testing as they apply to diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.
- Gain a holistic view of the field with a clinicopathologic overview of brain tumors… correlations between imaging and pathology…and a look at the current state of therapeutics.
Table of Contents
Section I. Overview
1 Clinicopathologic overview of brain tumors
Section II. Histopathology
2 Diffuse (infiltrating) gliomas
3 Circumscribed Astrocytomas
5 Other Neuroepithelial Tumors
6 Neuronal/ Mixed Glioneuronal tumors
7 Embryonal Tumors
8 Choroid Plexus Tumors
9 Pineal Region Tumors
10 Sellar and Suprasellar Region Tumors
12 Hereditary Syndromes
13 Tumors of cranial and peripheral nerves and other tumors
14 Hematolymphoid and Histiocytic Tumors
15 Central Nervous System Metastasis
Section III. Imaging
16 Correlation of Imaging with Pathology
Section IV. Molecular Pathology
17 Glial Tumors
18 Non-Glial Tumors
Section V. Current Therapy and Prognosis
19 Brain Cancer Treatment