Malignant tumours of the uterine corpus and trophoblastic disease
Read Online

Malignant tumours of the uterine corpus and trophoblastic disease by John R. Glassburn

  • 633 Want to read
  • ·
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Pergamon in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


  • Uterus -- Cancer -- Problems, exercises, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJohn R. Glassburn, Thomas V. Sedlacek, Luther W. Bradly.
SeriesOncologic, multidisciplinary decisions in oncology -- v.15
ContributionsSedlacek, Thomas V., Brady, Luther W.
LC ClassificationsRC280.U8
The Physical Object
Pagination292p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20966170M
ISBN 100080274668

Download Malignant tumours of the uterine corpus and trophoblastic disease


Get this from a library! Malignant tumors of the uterine corpus and trophoblastic disease. [John R Glassburn; Thomas V Sedlacek; Luther W Brady]. In order to attain a better understanding of the varied morphology of neoplasms of the adrenal cortex, medulla and extraadrenal paraganglia, structural aspects of normal anatomy, including hyperplasia, are illustrated here. Numerous new colour illustrations appear in this edition, and a large number have been replaced or upgraded using high quality transparencies for digital imaging. The tumours uterine corpus (TUC) represents the second most common site for malignancy of the female genital system. These neoplasms are divided into epithelial, mesenchymal, mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tumours and throphoblastic tumours [1]. Endometrial cancer is the third most common cause of death among gynecologicalAuthor: Jorge F Cameselle-Teijeiro, Javier Valdes-Pons, Lucia Cameselle-Cortizo, Isaura Fernandez-Perez, Mar.   TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours eighth edition provides the latest, internationally agreed-upon standards to describe and categorize cancer stage. Published in affiliation with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) Arranged by anatomical region, this authoritative pocket sized guide contains many important updated organ-specific classifications There are new .

Uterine mesenchymal elements - stromal sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma Heterologous malignant cell types - rhabdomyosarcoma, chondrosarcoma Due to multiple combined mutations - PTEN, TP53, and PIK3CA Gross: Placenta: Placenta: Infection: Gestational trophoblastic diseases: Gestational trophoblastic disease encompasses a spectrum of tumors and tumor.   More common entities include biphasic tumors like malignant mixed Mullerian tumors (MMMT) and mesenchymal malignancies such as endometrial stromal sarcoma and leiomyosarcomas. More rare uterine tumors include perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa), primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET), lymphoma, and gestational trophoblastic disease. Abstract. Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) includes disorders of placental development (hydatidiform mole) and neoplasms of the trophoblast [choriocarcinoma and placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT)]. 1,2 The recent classification of these lesions by the World Health Organization (WHO) clearly defines the different histologic forms of GTD (Table ). 3 A common feature of all of. In addition, choriocarcinoma is a malignant trophoblastic tumor, usually of the placenta, that may also occur in the uterine corpus. choriocarcinoma belongs to the malignant end of the spectrum of gestational trophoblastic disease, with 20% of this disease occurring after normal pregnancy.

  Uterine cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the muscles of the uterus or tissues that support the uterus. Cancers that develop in the uterus are types of sarcomas. A uterine fibroid is a common, benign (not cancerous) tumor that occurs on the smooth muscle of the wall of the uterus. Fibroids can develop inside the uterus, within the uterine muscle, or on the outside of the uterus. Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) affects the uterus. The uterus is a part of a woman’s reproductive system. It is pear-shaped, hollow, and located in a woman's pelvis between her bladder and rectum. The uterus is also known as the womb, where a fetus, or . Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is the name for a rare group of tumors made up of trophoblast cells. They form in the uterus and almost always are related to pregnancy. They can be cancer. This is the third edition of the widely acclaimed Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract. The fully illustrated work is an authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date textbook and standard reference source in gynecologic and obstetric pathology. It is aimed at practicing pathologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and residents in these specialties.