WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours 2017 Released
Posted on 21st February 2017 at 18:50
The new World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Head and Neck Tumours was finally released this year, and is available for purchase online. This concise reference book provides an international standard and primordial reading for head and neck professionals such as surgeons and pathologists. Like the edition before, this book will be an indispensable guide in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome. The book, was prepared by 135 authors from 35 countries, contains more than 600 colour images, tables, and more than 2700 references.
World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Head and Neck Tumours
This book is the ninth volume in the 4th edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. The book is divided in the following ten chapters:
Tumours of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses and skull base.
Tumours of the nasopharynx.
Tumors of the hypopharynx, larynx, trachea and parapharyngeal space.
Tumours of the oral cavity and mobile tongue.
Tumours of the oropharynx (base of tongue, tonsils, adenoids).
Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the neck and lymph nodes.
Tumours of salivary glands.
Odontogenic and maxillofacial bone tumours.
Tumours of the ear.
It includes a list of each tumoral and cyst entities of the head and neck, including a recopilation of all the knownledge available of each tumour, describing the diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations in 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. New changes have been made since their latest editions and new reclassification have occurred.
You can buy this great book here.
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