This volume is a multiple-author compilation of the presentations of the Eighth Annual Clinical Conference at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute. Credit is due Dr. Murray Copeland and his committee for assembling a very knowledgeable group of investigators and clinicians, and the publisher for an excellent format, good charts, and above average radiographic and histologic materials.
The subject of bone tumors occupies a major portion of the book and is discussed in two panels, one on histogenesis and the other on metastatic lesions; in addition, 13 definitive essays concerning tumors of bone are included in this section. Although the direction of the book depends on the interest of the essayist, the coverage is broad. Topics include: description of various tumors of bone, diagnosis, therapy, and some basic approaches.
The portion on tumors of soft tissue is less extensive. It contains one panel on diagnosis and