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Book review
Neoplastic gastrointestinal pathology: an illustrated guide
  1. Fiona Campbell
  1. Correspondence to Professor Fiona Campbell, Histopathology, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK; Fiona.Campbell{at}

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Laura W Lamps, Andrew M Bellizzi, Wendy L Frankel, Scott R Owens & Rhonda K Yantiss. DemosMEDICAL, New York, 2016; ISBN:978-1-936287-72-7

The title of this book would not have attracted my attention prior to being asked to review it. Neoplasia is covered in detail in existing GI pathology textbooks and there are also atlases of GI pathology. A quick glance at the contents, however, and I think the book should have been entitled ‘A Practical Guide (or Approach) to Neoplastic Gastrointestinal Pathology’.

The introductory chapter covers terminology, grading, staging, reporting and screening, as well as a general approach to …

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