Wiley to publish UICC TNM Atlas in July 2005


Previously available only in Europe, Wiley to distribute new edition of the Atlas exclusively in the Western Hemisphere

Hoboken, NJ, May 11, 2005 Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the July 2005 publication of the fifth edition of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC)'s TNM Atlas. The Atlas is a companion guide to the best-selling TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, Sixth Edition. TNM is the internationally approved system for staging cancer developed by the UICC.

TNM Atlas: Illustrated Guide to the TNM Classification of Malignant Tumors, Fifth Edition, presents 505 detailed illustrations of tumors and malignancies, including new figures of the revised classifications outlined in the sixth edition of TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours.

The new figures in the TNM Atlas include illustrations of head and neck tumors, digestive system tumors, lung and pleural tumors, tumors of bone and soft tissues, skin tumors, breast tumors, gynecological tumors, urological tumors, ophthalmic tumors, Hodgkin lymphoma, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Wiley will distribute the TNM Atlas on behalf of the UICC throughout the Western hemisphere - including Canada, the United States, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Central American, and South America. The UICC is the internationally renowned organization whose purpose is to promote effective action to prevent and reduce cancer mortality and to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their families throughout the world.

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