Books for Pathologists
New and Upcoming Books

Revised: 16 November 2015

Copyright: (c) 2014-2015,, Inc.

Table of contents

New books   Top books

By publisher: ARP Press   ASCP   CAP   LWW   WHO

Pathology Books: general surgical pathology   anatomy   autopsy   bioterrorism   board review   breast   cardiovascular   cytopathology   dermatopathology   electron microscopy   endocrine   eye   forensic   GI   GU   grossing   gynecologic   head and neck   hematopathology   histology   history   IHC   immunology   informatics   kidney   lab medicine   law   liver   lung   mediastinum/serosa   medical dictionaries   medical writing   microbiology   molecular   muscle   neuropathology   oncology   other   parasitology   pediatric   placenta   soft tissue & bone   statistics   stem cells   transfusion

Dermatology Books: cosmetic   dermoscopy   general   infectious   pediatric   surgery   tumors

Books by author: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z  

November 2015October 2015September 2015August 2015All books published in 2014 & 2015

Books added in November 2015

Cagle: Lung and Pleural Pathology
By Philip Cagle and Timothy Allen
2015, 672 pages, $179 list (Mcg-Hill)
Lung and Pleural Pathology goes beyond the scope of traditional pulmonary pathology textbooks by analyzing all of the changing paradigms that are reshaping pulmonary pathology practice. Authored by renowned pulmonary pathologists, it is the one comprehensive, up-to-date pulmonary pathology textbook that covers important new clinical approaches, including new WHO classification of lung cancer; the current status of lung cancer biomarkers; and emerging concepts in lung fibrosis and interstitial lung diseases, which have implications for newer treatments.
Carlson: Salivary Gland Pathology: Diagnosis and Management
By Eric Carlson and Robert Ord
2015, 496 pages, $187 list (Wil)
Salivary Gland Pathology: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, updates the landmark text in this important discipline within oral and maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and general surgery. Written by well-established clinicians, educators, and researchers in oral and maxillofacial surgery, this book brings together information on the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of salivary gland pathology.
Hussong: Kjeldsberg's Body Fluid Analysis
By Jerry Hussong and Carl Kjeldsberg
2014, 240 pages, $209 list (ASCP)
Presented in a simple and straightforward approach, Kjeldsberg's Body Fluid Analysis contains sufficient information for practical application without creating an unreadable encyclopedia of data. This text provides the most current, relevant, and essential information about laboratory analyses and the care and treatment of patients.
Michael: Cytohistology of the Serous Membranes
By Claire Michael, M.D., David Chhieng, M.D. and Carlos Bedrossian, M.D.
2015, 305 pages, $185 list (Camb)
Each volume in this richly illustrated series, sponsored by the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, provides an organ-based approach to the cytological and histological diagnosis of small tissue samples. Benign, reactive and malignant entities are presented in a well-organized and standardized format, with high-resolution color photomicrographs, tables, tabulated specific morphologic criteria and ancillary testing algorithms.
Rub: The Neuropathology of Huntington's Disease
By Udo Rub, Jean Paul Vonsattel, Helmut Heinsen and Horst-Werner Korf
2015, 146 pages, 3 illus, $189 list (Spr)
This monograph describes the progress in neuropathological HD research made during the last century, the neuropathological hallmarks of HD and their pathogenic relevance. Starting with the initial descriptions of the progressive degeneration of the striatum as one of the key events in HD, the worldwide practiced Vonsattel HD grading system of striatal neurodegeneration will be outlined.
Xiao: Color Atlas and Synopsis: Gastrointestinal Pathology
By Shu-Yuan Xiao
2015, 464 pages, 1,000+ illus, $111 list (Mcg-Hill)
Designed for pathology residents, established practicing pathologists, and clinicians who need quick access to information on this subdiscipline, this handy, affordable guide features more than 1,000 high-quality, full-color pathology images. It leads readers through the differential diagnosis process and helps them differentiate diseases with overlapping histologic features and render descriptive diagnoses to assist the clinician in providing the best possible patient care.
Books added in October 2015

Aydiner: Breast Disease
By Adnan Aydiner, Abdullah Igci and Atilla Soran
2015, 298 pages, 39 illus, $159 list (Spr)
This first of two volumes provides and in-depth account of breast disease characteristics, imaging and diagnosis. Covering from breast anatomy and tumor biology to benign and malignant lesions this is an indispensable companion for breast specialists, medical oncologists, radiologists and pathologists. The book is organised in themed parts exploring topics such as epidemiology, risk factors, genetic biomarkers, pathological evaluation of tumors and biopsy techniques.
Carson: Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional Text
By Freida Carson and Christa Hladik Cappellano
2015 (4th ed), 368 pages, 350+ illus, $169 list (ASCP)
Freida Carson returns with the thoroughly revised and expanded 4th edition of her perennial bestseller, Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional Text. Although written foremost in mind for histotechnology students; practicing technicians, technologists, residents, and pathologist will find this text quite useful as well. Carson's Histotechnology series has proven to be an indispensable teaching tool and reference guide, and a must for histotechnologists preparing for the ASCP HTL certifying examination.
Carson: Histotechnology: A Self-Assessment Workbook
By Freida Carson
2015 (3rd ed), 287 pages, $119 list (ASCP)
The ideal companion to Freida Carson s just-released 4th Edition of Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional Text, the new edition of the Workbook has been updated and expanded, with more than 1,100 questions to test your understanding of histotechnology concepts.
Greenspan: Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors
By Adam Greenspan, M.D. and Dariusz Borys, M.D.
2015, 456 pages, $172 list (LWW)
Confidently diagnose challenging musculoskeletal lesions with expert guidance. Radiology and Pathology Correlation of Bone Tumors: A Quick Reference and Review is a practical, hands-on clinical reference that helps you evaluate all of the diagnostic clues at your disposal to accurately identify the most frequently encountered benign and malignant bone tumors. Co-written by a radiologist and a pathologist, it shows you how to correlate radiography, scintigraphy, CT, MRI, PET, and PET-CT with gross pathology, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, and genetics to achieve maximum diagnostic certainty. This compact, high-yield resource is an ideal tool for quick look-ups in everyday practice as well as board review.
Hassell: Pathology Practice Management
By Lewis Hassell, Michael Talbert and Jane Pine Wood
2015, 314 pages, 4 illus, $129 list (Spr)
The authors discuss useful tools and tricks of the trade in pathology practice management. In-depth chapters on coding and billing by nationally known consultant Dennis Padget will prepare you to evaluate coding and billing practices. Noted law experts Jane Pine Wood and Amelia Larsen, attorneys at McDonald Hopkins, highlight key issues in employment, insurance, and hospital contracts and provide examples of how to deal with tricky issues. Sections on human resources and group dynamics take on the vexing issues that people bring to work. Finally, the authors identify current trends and reason how these might play out.
Holladay: Cytopathology Review Guide
By E. Blair Holladay
2015 (4th ed), 400 pages, $179 list (ASCP)
Since its original publication in 1998, the bestselling Cytopathology Review Guide has prepared thousands of individuals to successfully pass their board examinations. The new 4th Edition now brings significant additions and updates, keeping pace with a rapidly evolving field: Significantly expanded in all areas of diagnostic cytopathology New and enhanced committee-vetted study questions and images Cutting-edge chapter added on molecular tumor markers, molecular diagnostics, and theranostics.
Rosenthal: The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology
By Dorothy Rosenthal, Eva Wojcik and Daniel Kurtycz
2015, 220 pages, 4 illus, $99 list (Spr)
This book describes a novel and proven approach to cytologically classify urinary samples for the detection of bladder cancer and lesions of the upper urinary tract. The new method is based on the collective experience of knowledgeable cytopathologists who have tested the terminology within their own laboratories for reproducibility and predictability of neoplasms of the urinary tract.
Sharma: Esophageal Cancer and Barrett's Esophagus
By Prateek Sharma, Richard Sampliner and David Ilson
2015, 304 pages, $120 list (Wil)
Esophageal Cancer and Barrett's Esophagus 3E will focus on these two common and key conditions that affect the esophagus, providing expert guidance to their pathogenesis, cause, prevention, diagnosis and clinical management. Top international names in the field will examine each of the many issues involved using the very latest evidence-based research, and clear, didactic advice will allow the reader to understand the best methods of diagnosis and clinical management of each condition - whether early or late stage.
Stockman: Diagnostic Pathology: Vascular
By David Stockman
2015, 704 pages, $285 list (Els)
Diagnostic Pathology: Vascular offers a specific focus on vascular pathology, making it ideal for the practicing pathologist, dermatopathologist, dermatologist, pediatrician, or trainee. This easy-to-use, comprehensive reference book takes a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and boasts superior medical images - including clinical photographs, radiology, gross pathology, and a wealth of histologic images - for a wide variety of rare entities. This is your essential guide to understanding vascular pathology and diagnosis!
Wagh: Pancreatic Masses: Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy
By Mihir Wagh and Peter Draganov
2015, 336 pages, 76 illus, $129 list (Spr)
This volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the management of pancreatic lesions. The book reviews the differential diagnosis and pathology of different pancreatic lesions, profiles new advances in endoscopic evaluation, highlights new perspectives about imaging modalities, describes current treatment strategies and provides an algorithmic approach to management of pancreatic tumors.
Wallace: Practical Atlas of Transplant Pathology
By W. Dean Wallace and Bita Naini
2015, 196 pages, 2 illus, $199 list (Spr)
This atlas describes and illustrates the pathology of solid organ transplants and includes chapters covering transplant pathology of the kidney, lung, heart, liver, pancreas, small bowel and limbs. Each of these chapters briefly reviews the latest rejection classifications for each organ system with explanatory notes highlighting diagnostic criteria, and tables listing entities in the differential diagnosis. Included with each chapter are images demonstrating the pathology of the most common and important diseases, especially patterns of organ rejection and related entities or mimickers.
Books added in September 2015
Bault: The Normal and Pathological Fetal Brain
By Jean-Philippe Bault and Laurence Loeuillet
2015, 313 pages, 28 illus, $199 list (Spr)
This book provides assistance in preparing for and conducting screening or diagnostic ultrasound examinations of the fetal brain in all stages of pregnancy. Readers are provided with: abundantly illustrated descriptions of studies conducted on normal brain structures using all conventional and 3D/4D ultrasound techniques; a detailed description of the main structures of the brain; photographs of fetal pathology specimens that may be used to compare the results of imaging techniques with the anatomical reality; and practical advice and technical tips. The second part of this book presents a clear and informative overview of fetal brain pathologies, combining a wealth of detailed images and precise descriptions.
Burke: Tumors of the Heart and Great Vessels (Vol 22)
By Allen Burke, M.D., Fabio Tavora, M.D.,PhD, Joseph J. Maleszewski, M.D. and Aletta Ann Frazier, M.D.
2015, $175 list (ARP)
Since the publication of the Third Series atlas on heart tumors, there have been several changes in the pathology and classification of these lesions. The current edition updates the status of heart tumors, with emphasis on newer findings, especially molecular advances. In most cases, the authors have followed the classification of the World Health Organization, whose updated volume on tumors of the lung, heart, and mediastinum is forthcoming. Because newer imaging modalities, especially cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and 3-D echocardiography are increasingly utilized in preoperative evaluation of heart tumors, the authors have introduced a chapter devoted exclusively to radiologic diagnosis.
Czerniak: Dorman and Czerniak's Bone Tumors
By Bogdan Czerniak, M.D.
2015 (2nd ed), 1,520 pages, $344 list (Els)
The second edition of Dorfman and Czerniak's Bone Tumors brings together the latest data available on bone tumor pathology, making it the most comprehensive and encyclopedic reference on the epidemiology, clinical, pathologic, and molecular aspects of bone tumors. Now offered in full color and featuring updated imaging throughout, this one-of-a-kind resource provides a highly visual review of every disorder - from the common to the rare.
Hui: Atlas of Intraoperative Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gynecologic Pathology
By Pei Hui and Natalia Buza
2015, 329 pages, 271 illus, $109 list (Spr)
This atlas is dedicated specifically to gynecologic frozen section diagnosis and addresses professional practice gaps such as high diagnostic error rate, slow turnaround time, and inefficient communication between surgeons and pathologists at the time of intraoperative frozen section consultation of gynecologic specimens. The format of the volume is a combination of concise text and high quality gross and frozen section microscopic images, meticulously selected from the superb collection of pathology specimens of gynecologic tumors provided at Yale-New Haven Hospital in the past decades.
Kaplan: Digital Pathology: Historical Perspectives, Current Concepts and Future Applications
By Keith Kaplan and Luigi K.F. Rao
2015, 132 pages, $109 list (Spr)
Digital Pathology: Historical Perspectives, Current Concepts & Future Applications provides the authoritative text in the digital pathology domain by combining the established expertise of leaders in this diverse arena with practical applications of this transformative platform while harnessing a content rich, interactive format. In detailing a cohesive narrative from a broad, global perspective the lessons learned from the past, the obstacles to digital pathology adoption that have been overcome and the challenges that remain for full realization of the potential that computational analysis affords, this text provides readers with the latest in where the field is heading as it seeks to unlock the potential of digital pathology by leveraging cutting edge technologies and innovative tools.
Karch: Karch's Pathology of Drug Abuse
By Steven Karch and Olaf Drummer
2015 (5th ed), 906 pages, $160 list (CRC)
Written in the same accessible manner as previous editions, the fifth edition of Karch's Pathology of Drug Abuse is an essential guide to the pathology, toxicology, and pharmacology of commonly abused drugs. The book focuses on the investigation of drug-related deaths, practical approaches to the detection of drug abuse, and discussions of medical complications associated with each of the abused drugs.
La Rosa: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
By Stefano La Rosa and Fausto Sessa
2015, 195 pages, 12 illus, $102 list (Spr)
This book provides a broad overview of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms, focusing on the most important developments in the technologies used to diagnose, classify and treat them. After a historical and epidemiological overview, the opening chapters examine the various diagnostic approaches (radiology, nuclear medicine, endocrinology, cytology and immunohistochemistry) and discuss the WHO classification. The functioning and nonfunctioning tumor types are then fully discussed, covering epidemiology, diagnosis, morphology and prognosis of each entity.
O'Neil: Liver Pathology for Clinicians
By Maura O'Neil, Ivan Damjanov and Ryan M. Taylor
2015, 171 pages, 8 illus, $104 list (Spr)
This is the first volume in a new Springer series, Pathology for Clinicians, which aims to assist clinicians in their daily decision making by providing reliable, clearly presented information on current techniques in pathology, their uses and indications, clinical–pathologic correlations, and the significance of pathologic diagnoses. Liver Pathology for Clinicians first discusses key technical aspects of liver biopsy, including the use of special stains and immunohistochemistry.
Picken: Amyloid and Related Disorders
By Maria Picken, Guillermo Herrera and Ahmet Dogan
2015 (2nd ed), 542 pages, 46 illus, $199 list (Hum)
The second edition of this text presents an overview of the most recent developments in this area including clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and differential diagnosis. The rationale for various therapies, including transplantation, is discussed and tissue diagnosis (its pitfalls and strategies for avoiding them) and laboratory support are included. The involvement of all major organ systems including renal/genitourinary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, peripheral nerve/central nervous system, soft tissue, skin, lymph node/spleen and bone marrow pathology is also covered.
Shields: Intraocular Tumors
By Dr. Jerry Shields and Dr. Carol Shields
2015 (3rd ed), 608 pages, $330 list (LWW)
In this updated and revised third edition, world-renowned authorities at the Wills Eye Hospital provide outstanding guidance on recognition, evaluation, and treatment of ocular tumors, highlighted by more than 2,500 stunning photographs and surgical drawings. This unsurpassed ocular oncology resource is a comprehensive guide to the clinical features, diagnosis, management, and pathology of intraocular tumors and pseudotumors, depicting clinical variations, treatment, and histopathologic characteristics of the many varied benign and malignant lesions that affect the uveal tract, retina, and other intraocular structures.

Books added in August 2015

Archondakis: Surgical Pathology for Clinicians
By Dr. Stavros Archondakis and Ourania Oustambasidou
2015, 452 pages, $90 list (S.Arc)
This book intends to help clinicians and diagnosticians make accurate differential diagnosis and retrieve crucial medical data at a glance. It describes all tumours and tumour-like conditions in all organs of the human body in a fully comprehensive textual format that is extremely valuable for clinicians and diagnosticians wishing to organize and expand their knowledge on surgical pathology. In this book, all tumours and tumour-like conditions are categorized and codified according to organ, system of the human body and severity.
Casillas: Multidisciplinary Teaching Atlas of the Pancreas
By Javier Casillas and Joe Levi
2015, 1,041 pages, 34 illus, $381 list (Spr.)
This innovative teaching atlas provides the reader with a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of the common and uncommon diseases that may involve the pancreatic gland. Its perspective is multidisciplinary, the authors being radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, and gastroenterologists who have worked together for the past 25 years. Very concise descriptions of clinical presentation, pathology, imaging, and management are provided for a great variety of pathologic conditions, and a wealth of illustrative material displays intraoperative appearances, gross specimens, histology, and radiological findings.
Colvin: Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases
By Robert Colvin, M.D. and Anthony Chang, M.D.
2015 (2nd ed.), 1,144 pages, $284 list (Els.)
Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of common and rare renal diseases and their variants. Outstanding images-including gross and microscopic pathology, a wide range of stains, and detailed medical illustrations-make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow. Written by leading pathologists, this second edition presents an up-to-date, concise presentation of major pathological, clinical, pathophysiological, and genetic information for over 240 diagnoses.
Connolly: Autopsy Pathology
By Andrew Connolly, M.D., Ph.D, Walter Finkbeiner, M.D., Ph.D, Philip Ursell, M.D., and Richard Davis, M.D.
2015 (3rd ed.), 400 pages, 600+ illus, $227 list (Els.)
A mainstay for pathology residents, Autopsy Pathology is designed with a uniquely combined manual and atlas format that presents today's most complete coverage of performing, interpreting, and reporting post-mortem examinations. This lasting and useful medical reference book offers a practical, step-by-step approach to discussing not only the basics of the specialty, but the performance of specialized autopsy procedures as well.
Doyle: Soft Tissue Pathology: Diagnostic Challenges
By Leona Doyle, M.D.
2015, 1,500 illus, $99 list (Els.)
This issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics is devoted to Soft Tissue Tumors, the first in this series was presented in 2011. This issue addresses the most difficult diagnostic challenges and focuses on differential diagnosis in soft tissue tumors. Each presentation is accompanied by abundant histologic slides to display the diagnostic differences. Additionally, authors selected two to five diagnoses they find can be particularly difficult, with an emphasis on how to approach such lesions on biopsy samples where relevant and the role of ancillary studies.
Fyfe: Diagnostic Pathology: Hospital Autopsy
By Billie Fyfe, M.D. and Dylan Miller, M.D.
2015, 424 pages, 1,500 illus, $239 list (Els.)
Diagnostic Pathology: Hospital Autopsy, a volume in the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, is the first reference to present autopsy pathology in the way in which it is practiced clinically. The unique approach in presenting classic autopsy techniques also emphasizes the role of molecular studies and other laboratory and ancillary tests (cytology, radiographic analysis) not commonly thought of during autopsy practice. The practices covered will help maximize diagnostic information from each and every autopsy.
Greenson: Diagnostic Pathology: Gastrointestinal
By Joel Greenson, M.D.
2015 (2nd ed.), 800 pages, 2,500+ illus, $230 list (Els.)
Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Joel K. Greenson, MD, is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of gastrointestinal pathology. Outstanding images - including gross pathology, a wide range of pathology stains, and detailed medical illustrations - make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow.
Heller: OB-GYN Pathology for the Clinician
By Debra Heller
2015, 254 pages, 393 illus, $109 list (Spr.)
This book fills the gap in understanding of pathology of the female genital tract that is often understated during training. Normal histology and pathology of abnormal conditions are covered for the lower and upper genital tract, in a concise manner with over 200 color illustrations. Topics include this covers inflammatory diseases, iatrogenic conditions, changes associated with menopause, and benign and malignant neoplasms. This text also address adjunctive testing such as molecular diagnostics and immunohistochemistry staining.
Idowu: Molecular Oncology Testing for Solid Tumors
By Michael Idowu, Catherine Dumur, and Carleton Garrett
2015, 742 pages, 3 illus, $149 list (Spr.)
Familiarity with and understanding molecular testing is becoming imperative for practicing physicians, especially pathologists and oncologists given the current explosion of molecular tests for diagnostic, prognostic and predictive indications. Molecular Oncology Testing for Solid Tumors is designed to present an up to date practical approach to molecular testing in a easy to understand format.
Khan: Precision Molecular Pathology of Breast Cancer
By Ashraf Khan, Ian Ellis, Andrew Hanby, Ediz Cosar, Emad Rakha and Dina Kandil
2015, 338 pages, $107 list (Spr.)
This volume provides a comprehensive review of the molecular mechanisms involved in precancerous lesions and benign and malignant breast tumors. Given the complex molecular pathways in breast cancer biology, the book simplifies these complex mechanisms and highlights the practical issues important for daily practice. Sections are structured to review breast carcinogenesis and the role of familial predisposition and stem cells in initiation and progression of breast cancer. In-depth chapters present morphologic and molecular correlations in precancerous and malignant breast lesions, while outlining highly practical issues that are in practice today in breast pathology, such as evaluation of estrogen, progesterone receptors, and HER-2.
Lara: Kidney Cancer
By Primo Lara and Eric Jonasch
2015 (2nd ed.), 402 pages, 15 illus., $139 list (Spr.)
Kidney Cancer: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary textbook that encompasses all clinically relevant aspects of the disease. This new edition has been extensively updated and includes brand new material covering the most recent developments in kidney cancer diagnosis and therapy. The user-friendly and clinically oriented content of the book guarantees that it will be of great interest to a wide range of medical professionals, and every effort has been made to ensure that contributions are both easy to understand and directly related to patient care.
Lindberg: Diagnostic Pathology: Soft Tissue Tumors
By Matthew Lindberg, M.D.
2015 (2nd ed), 800 pages, 2,000+ illus, $300 list (Els.)
Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Matthew Lindberg, MD, is a visually stunning, easy-to-use reference covering all aspects of soft tissue pathology. Outstanding images - including gross pathology, a wide range of stains, and detailed medical illustrations - make this an invaluable diagnostic aid for every practicing pathologist, resident, or fellow. Packed with even more high-resolution images than the previous edition - more than 2,000 images in all - it clearly depicts not only the key features of each tumor, but also the wide array of histologic variants.
Papotti: Neuroendocrine Tumors
By M. Papotti, W.W. de Herder, E. Ghigo, F. Guaraldi and A. Benso
2015, 270 pages, 51 illus., $254 list (Kar.)
The term ‘carcinoid’ entered medical literature over 100 years ago to describe a peculiar intestinal epithelial neoplasm. Since then, a large body of literature has expanded the concept of carcinoid, later replaced by the term ‘NeuroEndocrine Tumor’ (NET), defining a wide spectrum of peculiar tumors, potentially affecting all organs and tissues, originating from neuroendocrine cells, sharing, but, at the same time, keeping, pathognomonic pathological, radiological and clinical features.
Saba: Esophageal Cancer
By Nabil Saba and Bassel El-Rayes
2015, 244 pages, 4 illus, $159 list (Spr.)
This book reviews the recent progress made in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of esophageal cancer. Epidemiology, molecular biology, pathology, staging, and prognosis are first discussed. The radiologic assessment of esophageal cancer and the role of endoscopy in diagnosis, staging, and management are then described. The principles of surgical resection, radiation therapy, and systemic chemotherapy for esophageal cancer are explained, and particular attention is paid to the multidisciplinary management of early-stage cervical, thoracic, distal, and junctional tumors.