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Immunohistologic Techniques: Their Impact in Tumor Diagnosis with Particular Reference to Lymphomas

  • Clive R. Taylor
  • Florence M. Hofman
  • Andy E. Sherrod
  • Alan Epstein
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 31)

Abstract

The diagnosis and classification of lymphoma and leukemia continues to depend upon examination of a cell sample or tissue biopsy. The morphological criteria employed in attaining a diagnosis are based upon clinicopathological correlations compiled by successive generations of pathologists. Although many attempts have been made to define these criteria strictly, they, nonetheless, remain subjective. Their application by different pathologists is greatly influenced by personal bias, educational prejudice, and such circumstantial evidence as the age of the patient, associated signs and symptoms, and the location of the lesion.

Keywords

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Paraffin Section Cryostat Section Immunoperoxidase Technique Immunoperoxidase Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clive R. Taylor
  • Florence M. Hofman
  • Andy E. Sherrod
  • Alan Epstein

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