AOSpine Masters Series Volume 2: Primary Spinal Tumors

AOSpine Masters Series Volume 2: Primary Spinal Tumors

This second volume in the AOSpine Masters Series balances critical appraisal of current evidence in spine oncology with the opinions of experienced spine surgeons to create a unique clinical reference for spine oncology surgeons. The book provides expert guidance to help clinicians make the right treatment decisions and provide the best care for their patients. […]

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Primary Carcinomas of the Colon and Rectum (Letters to the Editor) (Letter to the Editor)

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Primary Carcinomas of the Colon and Rectum (Letters to the Editor) (Letter to the Editor)

To the Editor.–The recent article by Washington and colleagues (1) presents an updated protocol for the reporting of colorectal carcinomas (CRC) that is based upon the 6th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)/International Union Against Cancer (UICC) TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours (2) for the staging of cancer. The 6th edition of […]

Primary Peritoneal Anaplastic Giant Cell Carcinoma: Case Report of an Unusual and Highly Malignant Mullerian Neoplasm (Case Study)

Primary Peritoneal Anaplastic Giant Cell Carcinoma: Case Report of an Unusual and Highly Malignant Mullerian Neoplasm (Case Study)

Primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) is a rare tumor and tends to occur in elderly women. (1) Like its ovarian counterpart, the tumor often presents with abdominal distention, pain, and pressure. (1,2) More than 90% of PPCs are papillary serous carcinomas. (1-3) Other much less common types of PPC include clear cell carcinoma, endometrioid carcinoma, mucinous […]

Diabetes Management in Primary Care: Second Edition

Diabetes Management in Primary Care: Second Edition

Diabetes Management in Primary Care, 2nd Edition serves as an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students in managing patients with diabetes. This text covers all aspects of outpatient care for adults and adolescents with diabetes. You’ll find comprehensive coverage of the latest therapeutic, behavioral, and surgical options to successfully manage diabetic […]

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Primary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma, Small Cell Carcinoma, Or Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung (Report)

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Primary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma, Small Cell Carcinoma, Or Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung (Report)

The College of American Pathologists offers these protocols to assist pathologists in providing clinically useful and relevant information when reporting results of surgical specimen examinations. The College regards the reporting elements in the “Surgical Pathology Cancer Case Summary (Checklist)” portion of the protocols as essential elements of the pathology report. However, the manner in which […]