Precancerous Lesions of the Gynecologic Tract

Diagnostic and Molecular Genetic Pathology

  • Oluwole¬†Fadare

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Patricia A. Shaw, Blaise Clarke, Sophia H. L. George
      Pages 3-22
  3. Uterine Corpus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Qing Zhang, Jian-Jun Wei
      Pages 103-124
    3. Susanne K. Jeffus, Charles M. Quick
      Pages 125-149
    4. Oluwole Fadare, Wenxin Zheng
      Pages 151-172
  4. Uterine Cervix, Vulva and Vagina

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Demaretta S. Rush, Edward J. Wilkinson
      Pages 175-204
    3. Philip P. C. Ip, Ka Yu Tse
      Pages 205-221
    4. Zaibo Li, Chengquan Zhao
      Pages 223-248
    5. Yoshiki Mikami, Atsumi Kojima
      Pages 249-265
    6. Lynn Hirschowitz, C. Simon Herrington
      Pages 267-284
    7. Hironori Tashiro, Hidetaka Katabuchi
      Pages 285-307
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 309-318

About this book


This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of precancerous lesions and gynecologic tract cancers. Each section discusses the historic evolution of a precancerous lesion, its epidemiology, the nature of the published evidence that supports its characterization as a precancerous lesion, and gives a detailed description of morphologic, immunophenotypic and molecular properties, and patient outcomes. The volume also features two separate chapters on the clinical management of precancerous lesions of the gynecologic tract as a well as the cytopathology of cervical precancerous lesions.
Lavishly illustrated and written by some of the foremost experts in the field, Precancerous Lesions of the Gynecologic Tract: Diagnostic and Molecular Genetic Pathology is a definitive account of precancerous lesions of the gynecologic tract and is a valuable resource for pathologists, oncologists, and gynecologists.


carcinomas gynecologic tract mucinous carcinoma precancerous lesions sarcomas

Editors and affiliations

  • Oluwole¬†Fadare
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of California San DiegoSan DiegoUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-22508-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-22509-8
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