1. Histology of the Normal Breast, Normal Changes, and Abnormalities of Breast Development
2. Radiology of the Normal Breast and Overview of Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System
3. Core-Needle Biopsy: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation
4. Fine Needle Aspiration of Breast Cytology
5. Inflammatory and Reactive Lesions of the Breast
6. Papillary Tumors of the Breast
7. Benign Lesions (Proliferations) and Tumors of the Breast
8. Myoepithelial Lesions and Tumors of the Breast
9. Fibroepithelial Lesions of the Breast
10. Diagnostic Evaluation of Usual Ductal Hyperplasia and Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
11. Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
12. Microinvasive Carcinoma
13. Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
14. Infiltrating Carcinoma of No Special Type
15. Special Types of Invasive Breast Carcinoma
16. Hematopoietic Lesions of the Breast
17. The Role of Immunohistochemistry in Breast Pathology
18. Prognostic and Predictive Factors in Breast Carcinoma
19. Basic Molecular Pathology in Breast Carcinoma
20. Morphologic Changes Induced by the Oncologic Treatment for Breast Carcinoma (Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Hormonal Therapy)
21. Evaluation of Residual Tumor After Neoadjuvant Treatment
22. Sentinel Lymph Node: Clinicopathologic Features
23. Mesenchymal Tumors of the Breast
24. Breast Lesions/Neoplasms in Men
25. Lesions of the Nipple
26. Metastatic Tumors to the Breast
27. Sampling and Evaluation of the Breast Surgical Specimens
28. Dermatologic Diseases of the Breast and Nipple
This book presents the basic concepts for understanding and practicing breast pathology in routine practice. It explains how to tackle the diagnosis, emphasizing diagnostic clues for each entity as well as pitfalls and mimickers. Each chapter has concise, relevant text illustrated by numerous high-quality pictures highlighting the pearls and challenges in the diagnosis of breast lesions.
Experts from around the world describe common and rarer conditions affecting the breast. Histology, immunohistochemistry, cytology, radiology and key morphologic criteria are covered. The book includes a chapter dedicated to breast normal histology, which is very important for understanding breast pathology, and a separate chapter for breast radiology, which is essential in understanding and diagnosing the breast lesions especially in a multidisciplinary team. Also, there is a chapter with the latest TNM staging system as well as the recently revised World Health Organization classification of breast tumors. Since in many breast units the cytology is still used to diagnose breast lesions there is a chapter dedicated to this technique.
This book is aimed at trainees and practicing pathologists in surgical pathology, particularly those with an interest in breast pathology and those tackling the daily sign-out.
• Provides a practical approach to the diagnosis of breast pathologies
• Lavishly illustrated to demonstrate each lesion of the breast
• Includes radiologic-cytologic-pathologic correlations
• Simona M. Stolnicu
Born in 1967 in Iasi, Romania, Dr Simona M. Stolnicu gained her diploma in medicine from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Romania. She then moved to the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Târgu-Mures, Romania, where she has had several roles and is now Professor in the Department of Pathology.
She has special interests in gynecological pathology, breast pathology, ophthalmic pathology and cytopathology. She has published and presented over 400 papers and contributed to 17 medical books.
• Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero
Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero completed her residency at Speciality Hospital at the National Medical Centre, La Raza, IMSS, Mexico City, and then a Subspeciality in Gynaecological and Urinary Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston/Harvard Medical School, MA, USA and a Subspeciality in Breast Pathology at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Washington D.C, USA before undertaking Training in Urologic Pathology at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA. She is now Head of the Pathology Department, Oncology Hospital at the National Medical Centre, Mexican Social Security Institute, Mexico.
She is Ex-president of the Mexican Society of Pathologists, President of the Latin American Society of Gynaecological Pathology “Arias-Stella” and Academic President of the Latin American Society of Pathology. She has published over 90 articles and given more than 600 presentations at congresses.