Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma

  • Timothy Craig Allen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Lynette M. Sholl, Marina Vivero
    Pages 3-32
  3. Anja C. Roden, Christine U. Lee
    Pages 33-68
  4. Mahmoud Eltorky
    Pages 69-91
  5. Nahal Boroumand
    Pages 93-105
  6. Grace Y. Lin
    Pages 107-123
  7. Eric Bernicker, Puja Gaur, Snehal Desai, Bin S. Teh, Shanda H. Blackmon
    Pages 125-139
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 141-142

About this book


This volume is the most up-to-date text available on diffuse malignant mesothelioma and includes all the newest imaging modalities, immunohistochemical features, and ever-expanding information on the molecular characteristics of the cancer. In-depth chapters contain fully referenced text as well as detailed tables and images. While the primary audiences for this book are pathologists and pathology residents, the broad examination of diffuse malignant mesothelioma, including its epidemiology, makes this book valuable to radiologists, surgeons, oncologists, and other clinical physicians and their residents as well.

Written by experts in the field, Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma is a concise yet comprehensive resource for clinicians involved in the management of one of the most widely recognized and feared cancers in the world.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Timothy Craig Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineThe University of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2373-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2374-8
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