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The cytologic diagnosis of malignancy has become increasingly important, particularly with recent technologic advances including guided fine-needle aspiration by computed tomography, ultrasound, or lymphangiography; with new endoscopic techniques of the respiratory, choledocopancreatic, and gastrointestinal tracts; and with routine collection of cervical and sputum samples. Dr. Takahashi has presented a comprehensive overview of cancer cytology. Although the title suggests that the book is primarily a color atlas, it can also be considered a textbook of cytology. The text contains descriptions of general principles, methods, staging, classifications, as well as descriptions of cell structure. Nearly every possible diagnostic problem is considered, both
Color Atlas of Cancer Cytology.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:800–801. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-6-800_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(6_part_1):800-801.
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