Cytopathology in Oncology by Ritu NayarCytopathology in Oncology by Ritu Nayar

Cytopathology in Oncology

EditorRitu Nayar

Hardcover | October 16, 2013

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In recent decades, cytopathology has assumed an increasing role in the primary diagnosis of mass lesions owing to its ability to deliver rapid, non-invasive, and timely information. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cytology at various body sites. The diagnostic details covered are abbreviated in comparison with those in pathology texts. Instead, a more clinical approach is taken, with the focus on the advantages and limitations of techniques and the key features of entities that are important to clinicians. Pathological-clinical correlation is highlighted throughout the book, ensuring that it will be highly relevant for clinicians. In particular, physicians who deal with oncology patients will find it to be a rich source of guidance on how to use and understand cytopathology in the diagnosis and exclusion of malignancy.
Title:Cytopathology in OncologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:600 pagesPublished:October 16, 2013Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642388493

ISBN - 13:9783642388491

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Table of Contents

Overview of Cytopathology Procedures and Techniques.- Ancillary Studies on Neoplastic Cytologic Specimens.- Head and Neck.- Cytology of the Lung.- Liver Cytology.- Esophagus, Stomach, and Pancreas.- Genitourinary Cytopathology (Kidney and Urinary Tract).- Body Cavity Fluids.- Cytopathology in the Diagnosis of Lymphoma.- Female Genital Tract.- Beyond the Standard of Care: The Role of Cytopathology in Molecular Testing of Cancer.