Description A concise and updated review of prostate cancer pathologic diagnosis with emphasis on practical issues and recent developments in the field. Each chapter addresses the basic diagnostic features, differential diagnoses, pitfalls and ways to resolve the problem. Additionally, a brief introduction of prostate cancer screening, clinical management and treatment are summarized. Recent development of immunohistochemistry, molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment are also reviewed. Finally, current knowledge of molecular alteration of prostate cancer carcinogenesis and impact in diagnosis and treatment are discussed.
Features ¡4-color illustrations and full solution site ¡A practical and quick review of prostate cancer for residents, fellows and practicing pathologists ¡Highlights recent advances and emerging technologies in prostate cancer and their relationship to clinical care ¡Includes immunohistochemistry and molecular testing in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of prostate cancer About the Author Jae Y Ro MD, PhD Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, TX
Steven S Shen MD, PhD
Qihui " Zhai MD Department of Pathology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Alberto G Ayala Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, The Methodist Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Houston, TX