Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice: Oncology

Paperback | December 12, 2008

EditorDebra G.B. Leonard

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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.

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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: molec...

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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: molec...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 11.02 × 8.27 × 0 inPublished:December 12, 2008Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387873643

ISBN - 13:9780387873640

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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.

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From the reviews:"The editor of this book assembled a comprehensive textbook . that covered multiple disease categories and laboratory applications. . The purpose is to provide a reference for those interested in molecular pathology only as applied to oncology. . This book is written for practicing molecular diagnosticians, but it would also be useful to laboratory medicine/pathology residents in training, molecular pathology or molecular diagnostics fellows, or clinical practitioners for whom this would have great interest (i.e., hematology/oncology practitioners, fellows in training, oncology surgeons, radiation oncology specialists)." (Valerie L Ng, Doody's Review Service, February, 2009)