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Soft Tissue Tumours

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Spindle cell neoplasms superficial to the skin can have quite varied morphological appearances.

The highly acclaimed authors have selected 27 cases each with multiple differential diagnoses to help the user in their routine practice.

About the Author

Dr Alexander Lazar

Dr Alexander Lazar is an academic surgical pathologist with particular expertise inskin, soft tissue and bone tumors and the characterization of these tumors byclinical molecular diagnostics and translation research methodologies.

He is an Associate Professor of Pathology and Dermatology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas USA. He is an author of more than 200 publications on skin and mesenchymal tumors. He is faculty in the multidisciplinary Sarcoma Research Center with a broad research portfolio in sarcoma and melanoma.

He completed his medical school (MD/PhD program) at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas USA and his residency and fellowships at Brigham and Womens, Massachusetts General and Beth Israel- Deaconess Hospitals of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

About the Author

Dr Kristopher Michael Mckay

Dr Kristopher Michael Mckay received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in 2007 and completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Yale New Haven Hospital in 2010.

He subsequently completed a Dermatopathology fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and continued in the Soft Tissue Pathology fellowship program at the same institution. Beginning July 1, 2012 he will serve as Director of Dermatopathology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Dr. McKay specializes in Dermatopathology and Soft Tissue Pathology. He is passionate about teaching and scholarship and has published projects and manuscripts in the fields of Dermatopathology, Soft Tissue Pathology, and Pathology education.
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