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Molecular Oncology (Hardcover) (Mohammad A. Vasef)

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This volume in the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology seriesprovides aclearer understanding of molecular pathology as it relates to the transformation and pathogenesis of cancer.Diagnostic Pathology: Molecular Oncology is the first reference to apply apractical and clinical approach to examining how molecular mutations affect common medical diseases. Additionally, it identifies therelevant and appropriate molecular tests to perform for a complete work-up in the era of molecular-targeted therapies. Easy to use and packed with outstanding illustrations,this is an essential resource for all pathologists or clinicians who need to keep up with the ever-evolving field of molecular medicine.

  • Up-to-date information on a variety of topics

    • Next-generation sequencing for determining gene mutations

    • Diagnostic use of soft tissue mutations

    • Use of solid tissue mutations such as EGFR, BRAF, and KRAS for diagnosis and treatment of different carcinomas and melanoma

    • Interpreting newly found mutations in hematopathology such as MYD88 mutations

    • Understanding bioinformatics

    • Guidance on selecting the right test(s) at the right time for the right patient

  • Comparisons of molecular testing methods (i.e., FISH testing vs. cytogenetics)

  • More than 2,000 images including H&E stains, immunostains, and FISH images

  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Pathology
Series Title: Diagnostic Pathology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: Mohammad A. Vasef
Language: English
Street Date: September 24, 2015
TCIN: 50289335
UPC: 9780323376785
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-2745
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