Primary chest wall tumors account for only 5% of thoracic neoplasms
. The most common tumors present as local extension of thoracic tumors including breast, lung, pleura, and mediastinum or metastases from thoracic tumors, renal cell carcinoma, thyroid cancer, colon cancer, and melanoma.
It also has updates related to the World Health Organization classification of thoracic neoplasms
, lymphoma classification, lung cancer screening, the classification and diagnosis of diffuse lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary vasculitis, the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, and the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases, as well as an additional chapter on cardiac arrhythmias.