This first volume of the Advances in Surgical Pathology series is a concise, updated review of the pathological characteristics of lung cancer. It emphasizes histologic correlation, the clinical management, and the treatment of lung cancer. The fundamental issues surrounding lung cancer, including its epidemiology, basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, preneoplasia, pitfalls, and complications, are thoroughly addressed. It also includes current knowledge regarding the molecular alteration of lung cancer carcinogenesis and its impact on patient care.
Focuses on recent advancements in knowledge, technical procedures, application, and integration as part of current trends in pathology and medicine
Emphasizes the new uses of advances within the context of the changing landscape of pathology practice in the 21st century
Provides information on how the pathologist can apply new knowledge as part of a subspecialty multidisciplinary team and for purposes of personalized patient therapy
Emphasizes molecular testing as well as targeted therapies
Provides a resource for the timely updates in knowledge that are necessary for daily practice, for current credentialing, and for the self-assessment modules for recertification (MOC)