HO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the
Revised 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic
typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book
provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists
and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of
studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic
alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on
all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O
codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology,
genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors. The book, prepared
by 122 authors from 19 countries, contains more than 800 colour
images and tables, and more than 2800 references.