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Female Genital Tumours is the fourth volume in the 5th edition of the WHO series on the classification of human
This series (also known as the WHO Blue Books) is regarded as the gold standard for the diagnosis of tumours 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
system, breast, soft tissue and bone, etc.) and structured in a systematic manner, with each tumour type listed within
taxonomic classification: site, category, family (class), type, and subtype. In each volume, the entities are now
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?
- Cancer researchers
- Cancer registrars
- Prepared by 191 authors and editors
- Contributors from around the world
- More than 850 high-quality images
- More than 3100 references