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Cytopathology in Oncology

  • Ritu Nayar

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 160)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jose Dutra, Ajit Paintal
    Pages 31-57
  3. Sara Zydowicz, Anjana Yeldandi, Kirtee Raparia
    Pages 59-82
  4. Deborah J. Chute, Marc Sarti, Kristen A. Atkins
    Pages 83-109
  5. Xiaoqi Lin, Srinadh Komanduri
    Pages 111-148
  6. Güliz A. Barkan, Eva M. Wojcik
    Pages 149-183
  7. Michael J. Thrall
    Pages 185-210
  8. Yi-Hua Chen, Yun Gong
    Pages 211-240
  9. Rosemary Tambouret
    Pages 241-272

About this book

Introduction

In recent decades, cytopathology has assumed an increasing role in the primary diagnosis of mass lesions owing to its ability to provide rapid, non-invasive, and timely information. With cytopathology at the forefront of diagnosis and prognostication of neoplastic lesions, it is essential that physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of precancerous lesions and cancer have a clear understanding of specimen collection techniques, terminology for reporting, and outcomes in various diagnostic categories.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cytology at various body sites. The diagnostic details covered are abbreviated in comparison with those in pathology texts. Instead, a more clinical approach is taken, with the focus on the advantages and limitations of techniques and the key features of entities that are important to clinicians. Pathological–clinical correlation is highlighted throughout the book, ensuring that it will be highly relevant for clinicians. In particular, physicians who deal with oncology patients will find it to be a rich source of guidance on how to use and understand cytopathology in the diagnosis and exclusion of malignancy.

Keywords

Fine Needle Aspiration Lung Thyroid Tumors

Editors and affiliations

  • Ritu Nayar
    • 1
  1. 1.Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-38850-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-38849-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-38850-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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