This volume is the most up-to-date text available on diffuse malignant mesothelioma and includes all the newest imaging modalities, immunohistochemical features, and ever-expanding information on the molecular characteristics of the cancer. In-depth chapters contain fully referenced text as well as detailed tables and images. While the primary audiences for this book are pathologists and pathology residents, the broad examination of diffuse malignant mesothelioma, including its epidemiology, makes this book valuable to radiologists, surgeons, oncologists, and other clinical physicians and their residents as well.
Written by experts in the field, Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma is a concise
yet comprehensive resource for clinicians involved in the management of one
of the most widely recognized and feared cancers in the world.
- Most up-to-date resource on diffuse malignant mesothelioma
- Features detailed and informative tables and images
- Written by experts in the field
Ch. 1: Approaching the Diagnosis of Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma
Timothy Craig Allen
Ch. 2: Epidemiology
Lynette M. Sholl, Marina Vivero
Ch. 3: Clinical and Radiologic Features
Anja C. Roden, Christine U. Lee
Ch. 4: Histology
Ch. 5: Immunohistochemistry
Ch. 6: Molecular Characteristics
Grace Y. Lin
Ch. 7: Therapy
Eric Bernicker, Puja Gaur, Snehal Desai, Bin S.Teh, Shanda H. Blackmon
Dr. Allen is a pulmonary pathologist. He diagnoses disease by examining and analyzing pieces of tissue, primarily from the lungs. Dr. Allen researches diseases of the lung, writes scholarly articles, book chapters, and books about lung disease, and gives lectures to physicians and medical residents. As professor of pathology and chairman of UTHSCT’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, he also oversees the laboratory’s blood bank, as well as the chemistry, hematology, and microbiology labs. Dr. Allen is responsible for maintaining the labs’ quality and making sure they follow proper standards and procedures.