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. […]

Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors

Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors

Confidently diagnose challenging musculoskeletal lesions with expert guidance. Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors: A Quick Reference and Review is a practical, hands-on clinical reference that helps you evaluate all of the diagnostic clues at your disposal to accurately identify the most frequently encountered benign and malignant bone tumors. Co-written by a radiologist and […]

Molecular Pathology of Nervous System Tumors

Molecular Pathology of Nervous System Tumors

This book serves as a comprehensive guide to the rapidly evolving field of molecular neuropathology of nervous system tumors, as well as the underlying biology and emerging molecular targeted therapies. Special emphasis is given to already established and emerging molecular diagnostic tests in neuropathology, as well as molecular targeted therapies. The book is organized by […]

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Tumors of Bone (Cap Laboratory Improvement Programs)

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Tumors of Bone (Cap Laboratory Improvement Programs)

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 of surgical specimens. 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 […]

Expression of Melanoma Antigens in Epithelioid Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall (Report)

Expression of Melanoma Antigens in Epithelioid Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall (Report)

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are CD117/c-kit-immunoreactive mesenchymal neoplasms that arise in the GI tract as well as abdominal soft tissues with no connection to the tubular gut. (1,2) The stomach, followed by the small intestine and the colon, are the most commonly involved sites; the esophagus is rarely involved. About 25% of gastric GISTs are […]

Protocols for the Examination and Reporting of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors (Letters to the Editor) (Letter to the Editor)

Protocols for the Examination and Reporting of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors (Letters to the Editor) (Letter to the Editor)

To the Editor.–I read with interest the recently published protocols for the examination and reporting of soft tissue tumors of intermediate malignant potential, malignant soft tissue tumors, and benign or locally aggressive and malignant bone tumors. (1) The article provides an extensive overview of the grade, stage, and margins for these tumors, as well as […]