WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors

Author: Adel K El-Naggar
John KC Chan
Jennifer R Grandis
Takashi Takata
Pieter J Slootweg
Edition: 1st Edition

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The WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours is that the ninth volume within the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides a world standard for oncologists and pathologists and can function an important guide to be used within the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.

Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described during a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors.

The book, prepared by 135 authors from 35 countries, contains quite 600 colour images and tables, and quite 2700 references.

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