Who Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues (Who Classification of Tumours, Vol. 2) (Revised 4th Edition)
Swerdlow, S. - Campo, E. - Harris, N. - Jaffe, E. - Pileri, S. - Stein, H. - Thiele, J. - Vardiman, J.
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues is a Revised 4th Edition Volume of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants further include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, prognosis and predictive factors.
This classification, prepared by 132 authors from 23 countries, contains about 1300 colour images and tables, and more than 4500 references.
"This book remains THE 'must-have' concise reference on haematopoetic and lymphoid neoplasms. With strong emphasis on diagnostic features and essential 'need to know' information for each neoplastic entity, organised on the backdrop of the current WHO classification and augmented by superb photographic plates and illustrations, this text represents an essential choice for anyone in the field." - British Medical Association