product description page

Breast (Hardcover) (M.D. David G. Hicks & Susan C. Lester)

Breast (Hardcover) (M.D. David G. Hicks & Susan C. Lester) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, Diagnostic Pathology: Breast,second edition, is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of breast pathology. Outstanding images, including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of supportive immunohistochemistry, and detailed medical illustrations with numerous examples of morphologic findings, make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow. This second edition incorporates the most recent clinical, pathological, histological, and molecular knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today's practice.

  • Thoroughly updated content throughout, including coverage of new technologies and molecular approaches that are quickly moving out of the laboratory into clinical diagnosis and therapeutic decision making

  • New to this edition: Tips on how to biopsy and send the best block for breast cancer predictive factor testing, updated prognostic assays, updated national guidelines (including HER2 testing) with photos, neoadjuvant treatment, new drugs for HER2-positive cancers, and pattern-based differential diagnosis chapters and guidance on the most helpful IHC antibodies

  • For each anatomical site, you will find CAP cancer staging and specimen handling protocols, plus detailed immunohistochemistry panels to accompany the images

  • High-quality, carefully annotated color images provide clinically and diagnostically important information

  • Fully integrated, searchable, and linked content between differential diagnostic categories is perfectly suited for residents, whilenew images and outstanding graphics make this text ideal for both residents and practitioners

  • Time-saving reference features include bulleted text, a variety of data tables, key facts in each chapter, annotated images, and an extensive index

  • Expert Consult eBook version included,whichallows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
Number of Pages: 673
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Pathology
Series Title: Diagnostic Pathology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: M.D. David G. Hicks & Susan C. Lester
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2016
TCIN: 50810120
UPC: 9780323377126
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-8681
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.