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Diagnostic Pathology: Molecular Oncology, Hardcover, 1 Edition by Vasef MD, Mohammad A. (Used)

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Hardcover: 1 Edition
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Publication Date: 2015-10-08
Publisher: Elsevier
Hardcover : 968 pages
Edition: 1 Edition
Author: Vasef MD, Mohammad A.
ISBN-10: 0323376789
ISBN-13: 9780323376785

Product Description This volume in the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series provides a clearer understanding of molecular pathology as it relates to the transformation and pathogenesis of cancer. Diagnostic Pathology: Molecular Oncology is the first reference to apply a practical and clinical approach to examining how molecular mutations affect common medical diseases. Additionally, it identifies the relevant and appropriate molecular tests to perform for a complete work-up in the era of molecular-targeted therapies. Easy to use and packed with outstanding illustrations, this is an essential resource for all pathologists or clinicians who need to keep up with the ever-evolving field of molecular medicine. Up-to-date information on a variety of topics Next-generation sequencing for determining gene mutations Diagnostic use of soft tissue mutations Use of solid tissue mutations such as EGFR, BRAF, and KRAS for diagnosis and treatment of different carcinomas and melanoma Interpreting newly found mutations in hematopathology such as MYD88 mutations Understanding bioinformatics Guidance on selecting the right test(s) at the right time for the right patient Comparisons of molecular testing methods (i.e., FISH testing vs. cytogenetics) More than 2,000 images including H&E stains, immunostains, and FISH images Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices Review "I highly recommend this book for surgical pathologist as well as those with an interest in molecular pathology and research. For consultants and registrars this provides a good summary in one place to aid our day to day work. It also provides useful high volume facts which are ideal for exam revision." "The book should be found on the desk of any pathologist" “…the overall quality of the book is excellent and it is highly recommended to pathologists as well as trainees as a great reference source.” -Journal of Cytology and Histology, February 2016 2016 BMA Awards: Highly Commended, Pathology   "You must get this book. If you want a quick, concise, clear, and comprehensive, state-of-the-art book on molecular pathology, this is the one." Reviewed by Valerie L. Ng, PhD MD (Alameda County Medical Center/Highland Hospital), Doody’s Review Service "…the overall quality of the book is excellent and it is highly recommended to pathologists as well as trainees as a great reference source." -Journal of Cytology and Histology, February 2016 About the Author Dr. Auerbach is a board certified anatomic pathologist and hemaptopathologist at the Armed Forces Institue of Pathology in Washington, DC. He is the returning lead author from the 1st edition of this title

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