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Author IARC
Title WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System : WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System (4th Edition)
Imprint Geneva : World Health Organization, 2006
©2007
book jacket
Edition 4th ed
Descript 1 online resource (312 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series WHO Classification of Tumours, v.1
WHO Classification of Tumours, v.1
Note Preliminaries -- Contents -- 1 Astrocytic tumours -- 2 Oligodendroglial tumours -- 3 Ependymal tumours -- 4 Choroid plexus tumours -- 5 Other neuroepithelial tumours -- 6 Neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumours -- 7 Tumours of the pineal region -- 8 Embryonal tumours -- 9 Tumours of the cranial and paraspinal nerves -- 10 Meningeal tumours -- 11 Tumours of the haematopoietic system -- 12 Germ cell tumours -- 13 Familial tumour syndromes -- 14 Tumours of the sellar region -- 15 Metastatic tumours of the CNS -- Subject index
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the first volume of the 4th Edition of the World Health Organization series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. 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 include new ICD-O codes, incidence age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics, and predictive factors. This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: IARC WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System : WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System (4th Edition) Geneva : World Health Organization,c2006 9789283224303
Subject Central nervous system -- Tumors -- Classification.;Central nervous system -- Tumors -- Atlases
Electronic books
Alt Author Cancer, International Agency for Research on
Organization, World Health
Wiestler, Otmar D
Louis, David N
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