Morphologic and Molecular Classification of Human Cancer


in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Third edition

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195149616
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865062 | DOI:
Morphologic and Molecular Classification of Human Cancer

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This chapter provides an overview of the morphologic assessment of cancer along with the progress made to date for select tumor types in the molecular classification revolution. Topics covered include morphologic classification of cancer, current nomenclature of human cancer, molecular methods for tumor classification, tumor-specific signatures and multitumor classifications, and organ-specific morphologic and molecular classification of select tumors.

Keywords: cancer classification; morphological assessment; tumor classification; nomenclature

Chapter.  10946 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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