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Discussion in 'Pathology' started by sweetpea7070, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. sweetpea7070


    Jun 17, 2008
    Hey everyone, So I need some ideas on pathology books. I basically have no collection aside from Sternberg and "Differential Diagnosis in Surgical Pathology" and am coming to the end of my second year. I have a limited amount of money, ~$200, to spend before July 1st...any good basic surg path book recommendations? I was thinking of Rosen's "Breast Pathology: Diagnosis by Needle Core Biopsy". Any other thoughts? If I go with Rosen's, then any ideas on books that cost only $40-50 (I can get Rosen's used on Amazon for ~$150). Thanks!!
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  3. Matte Kudesai

    Matte Kudesai Senior Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 26, 2004
  4. DrBloodmoney

    DrBloodmoney Pathology 10+ Year Member

    Oct 17, 2002
    At a microscope
    The Robbins Atlas is ~$50 and has a ton of pictures. I flipped through it right before the boards and definitely got my money's worth.
  5. green mantis

    green mantis 5+ Year Member

    Feb 22, 2008
    If you need a cheap book, I'd recommend Clinical Pathology Pearls by Steven Jones.

    Some of the CP textbooks aren't all that expensive. You can get Henry's & Koneman's. Together, they probably cost $200.

    As for AP books, the AFIP fascicles & WHO books aren't terribly expensive. They're slightly over $100 per book, so just throw in some extra cash, & you can pick up 2.

    ----- Antony
  6. tardieu

    tardieu New Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 28, 2005
    "WHO Classification of Tumours: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues"

    Order here:

    I hate hemepath, but you need to know it for AP and/or CP boards, and this is the ONLY hemepath book you'll ever need. Invaluable.

    The WHO Bone-Soft Tissue book is excellent as well.

    Both of these would kill your $200.
  7. jux

    jux 7+ Year Member

    Dec 5, 2007
  8. pathdoc68

    pathdoc68 Member 10+ Year Member

    May 9, 2005
  9. CameronFrye

    CameronFrye Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 13, 2005
    There is a new Heme book coming out (supposedly by the end of the year), so you should hold off if possible.

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