TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, Paperback

TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours Paperback

Edited by Leslie H. Sobin, Mary K. Gospodarowicz, Christian Wittekind



TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7 th Edition provides the latest, internationally agreed-upon standards to describe and categorize cancer stages and progression.

Published in affiliation with the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), this authoritative guide contains important updated organ-specific classifications that oncologists and other professionals who manage patients with cancer need to accurately classify tumours for staging, prognosis and treatment.

The major alterations addressed in the 7 th Edition concern carcinomas of the oesophagus and the gastroesophageal junction, stomach, lung, appendix, biliary tract, skin, and prostate.

In addition, there are several entirely new classifications: gastrointestinal carcinoids (neuroendocrine tumours) gastrointestinal stromal tumour upper aerodigestive mucosal melanoma Merkel cell carcinoma uterine sarcomas intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma adrenal cortical carcinoma. A new approach has also been adopted to separate anatomical stage groupings from prognostic groupings in which other prognostic factors are added to T, N, and M categories. These new prognostic groupings, as well as the traditional anatomical groupings, are presented for oesophageal and prostate carcinomas.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Oncology
  • ISBN: 9781444332414



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