AFIP 28 Tumors of the Esophagus and Stomach

AFIP 28 Tumors of the Esophagus and Stomach

Sku: 1023

Be the first to review this product

Quick Overview

by  ODZE  MONDGOMERY  GREENSON

Hardcover

Publisher: American Registry of Pathology

ISBN: 978-1-933477-40-4

 

Quantity

€230.00

I prezzi, le informazioni possono subire variazioni senza nessun preavviso. I tempi di consegna possono variare in base alla disponibilità.
All product information and prices are subject to change without notice. Delivery times may vary depending on availability.

Since the publication of the third series of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) Fascicle on Tumors of the Esophagus and Stomach, great advances in many areas of tumor biology have led to a better understanding of the pathogenesis, pathology, and molecular biology of epithelial and stromal malignancies of the upper gastrointestinal tract.

Notable advances described in this publication include:

  • expansion of our understanding of the pathologic features and molecular pathogenesis of carcinomas of the esophagus and stomach, most of which develop through a chronic inflammation-metaplasia-dysplasia-carcinoma sequence
  • discovery of new diseases, such as gastric adenocarcinoma and proximal polyposis syndrome (GAPPS), a special variant of familial adenomatous polyposis, and significant advances in our knowledge regarding the molecular characterization of genetic polyposis syndromes
  • great expansion in the molecular-pathology correlation, morphologic diversity, classification, and therapeutic options of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs)
  • reclassification and refinement of prognostic factors related to neuroendocrine tumors
  • improvements in the role of cytology in the diagnosis of tumors of the upper gastrointestinal tract

This edition of the Fascicle was written to help pathologists diagnose diseases more accurately and understand how pathology contributes to clinical treatment in the new age of personalized and targeted therapy.

Top