Cancer Grading Manual

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Ivan Damjanov, Fang Fan
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 14, 2007 - Medical - 126 pages

Cancer Grading Manual addresses all histopathologic aspects of tumor pathology essential for grading of tumors. It discusses the history and basic tenets of tumor grading; principles of microscopic grading of tumors; ancillary methods currently used to improve tumor grading; and new techniques used in evaluating tumors and formulating prognosis. It is designed to be a practice-oriented, concise and well-illustrated resource for diagnostic surgical pathologists and pathology residents.

The manual is organized by specific organ systems. Each chapter begins with an introduction and describes in detail the optimal and most widely used system for grading common tumors.


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History and General Aspects of Tumor Grading Ivan Damjanov
Tumors of the Mouth Pharynx Nose and Paranasal Sinuses Ossama Tawfik and Asraa Namiq
Tumors of the Salivary Glands Ossama Tawfik and Asraa Namiq
Tumors of the Larynx and Hypopharynx Nina Gale and Nina Zidar
Tumors of the Lungs and Pleura Saul Suster and Cesar Moran
Tumors of the Thymus Saul Suster and Cesar Moran
Tumors of the Digestive System Grace Guzman and Gregorio Chejfec
Tumors of the Endocrine System Ivan Damjanov
Tumors of the Female Genital Organs Fang Fan and Ivan Damjanov
Tumors of the Breast Fang Fan and Patricia AThomas
Tumors of the Lymphoid and Hematopoietic Systems Lawrence MWeiss and Karen L Chang
Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System Zoran Gatalica John F Fetsch Ivan Damjanov and Markku Miettinen
Tumors of the Skin Omar P SangŁeza Rachel Careccia and Carlos Cerruto
Tumors of the Central Nervous System M Joe Ma

Tumors of the Kidney and the Male Urogenital System Ivan Damjanov and Gregor Mikuz

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Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD is Professor of Pathology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Extremely well-regarded in the field, Dr. Damjanov serves as book review editor for Modern Pathology and is a member of the editorial review group for Doody’s. He has written dozens of journal articles and book chapters, and has edited/authored a number of books, including, Anderson Pathology, 10th edition (Mosby, 1996), High-Yield Pathology (LWW, 2001), Pathology for the Health-Related Professions (Saunders, 2000), Histopathology: A Color Atlas and Textbook (LWW, 1996), Review of Pathology (LWW, 2000), to name a few. Thus, Dr. Damjanov understands what it takes to produce a high-quality publication, how to deal with multiple contributors and the importance of bringing the project in on-time and on-budget.

Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas.

Fang Fan, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas.

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