Virchows Archiv

, Volume 472, Issue 3, pp 513–514 | Cite as

Book Review—Diagnostic pathology: thoracic, 2nd edition

  • Giuseppe Pelosi
  • Nikolaos Papanikolaou
Book Review

Towards personalized medicine in thoracic pathology

Whenever there is a chance to go through and assess a new book of lung pathology, the first question that spontaneously arises in one’s mind is whether there is really a need for such an opus in comparison with similar works to fill a pre-existing gap, and whether the information therein contained is sufficiently clear, understandable and accessible to readers to create mental paradigms, logic schemes, and interpretation algorithms that can be immediately transferred to the daily activity. Another question concerns the inherent quality of the provided information, which should mirror both scholar dissection of literature and longstanding personal experience on thousands of cases re-evaluated in keeping with the most updated classifications and widely agreed-upon international guidelines.

When overviewing this magnificent new book describing the neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung diseases written under the signatures of Saul Suster and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oncology and Hemato-OncologyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly
  2. 2.Inter-Hospital Pathology Division, Science & Technology ParkIRCCS MultimedicaMilanItaly
  3. 3.Servizio Interaziendale di Anatomia Patologica, Polo Scientifico e TecnologicoIRCCS MultiMedicaMilanItaly

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