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, while new 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, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices