Central Nervous System Tumours: Who Classification of Tumours (Paperback)

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This is book number 6 in the WHO Classification of Tumours series.


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The WHO Classification of Tumours

Central Nervous System Tumours is the sixth volume in the 5th edition of the WHO series on the classification of human tumors. This series (also known as the WHO Blue Books) is regarded as the gold standard for the diagnosis of tumors and comprises a unique synthesis of histopathological diagnosis with digital and molecular pathology. These authoritative and concise reference books provide indispensable international standards for anyone involved in the care of patients with cancer or in cancer research, underpinning individual patient treatment as well as research into all aspects of cancer causation, prevention, therapy, and education.

What's new in this edition?

The 5th edition, guided by the WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board, will establish a single coherent cancer classification presented across a collection of individual volumes organized on the basis of anatomical site (digestive system, breast, soft tissue and bone, etc.) and structured in a systematic manner, with each tumor type listed within a taxonomic classification: site, category, family (class), type, and subtype. In each volume, the entities are now listed from benign to malignant and are described under an updated set of headings, including histopathology, diagnostic molecular pathology, staging, and easy-to-read essential and desirable diagnostic criteria.

Who should read this book?
  • Pathologists
  • Neuro-oncologists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Oncology nurses
  • Cancer researchers
  • Epidemiologists
  • Cancer registrars
This volume
  • Prepared by 199 authors and editors
  • Contributors from around the world
  • More than 1100 high-quality images
  • More than 3600 references
WHO Classification of Tumours Online
  • The content of this renowned classification series is now also available in a convenient digital format by purchasing a subscription directly from IARC here.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789283245087
ISBN-10: 9283245083
Publisher: World Health Organization
Publication Date: February 10th, 2022
Pages: 584
Language: English
Series: WHO Classification of Tumours