WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System by F.t. The International AgWHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System by F.t. The International Ag

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System

byF.t. The International AgEditorF.t. Bosman, F. Carneiro

Paperback | October 26, 2010

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WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive Systemis the third volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. This book also provides user-friendly algorithmic approaches to the diagnosis of the major tumors of the digestive tract. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics, and predictive factors. The book, prepared by more than 100 authors from 22 countries, contains some 700 color photographs, numerous tables and figures and more than 3700 references.

This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization. IARC's mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. The Agency is involved in both epidemiological and laboratory res...
Title:WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:418 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:October 26, 2010Publisher:WHO PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9283224329

ISBN - 13:9789283224327

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