This volume updates the existing ICD-O codes and provides new codes for use in epidemiology and cancer registration. It also provides information on clinical features, pathology, genetics, prognosis, and protective factors for each of the tumour types covered.
The editors expect that this volume will be of particular interest to pathologists, oncologists, and dermatologists who manage or research skin tumours. Sections are included on all recognized neoplasms (and their variants) of the skin and its adnexae. Since the previous edition, there have been particularly substantial changes to the classification of melanoma, based on the latest information from genetic and molecular studies.
1. Keratinocytic/epidermal tumours 2. Melanocytic tumours 3. Appendageal tumours 4. Haematolymphoid tumours 5. Soft tissue and neural tumours 6. Inherited tumour syndromes associated with skin malignancies
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