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Oncology book from C.H.I.P.S.

Principles of
Neuro-Oncology

by David Schiff

Principles of Neuro-Oncology provides comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and treatment of all primary and metastatic tumors of the nervous system.

Features:

  • A logical synthesis of clinical strategies and the basic science and molecular principles underlying these diseases
  • In-depth coverage of all major tumors of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves
  • The most comprehensive coverage of radiation therapies for nervous system tumors of any source
  • Ready access to dosages and preferred combinations of chemotherapeutic drugs
  • 500 diagnostic images; over 100 in full color
  • Thorough introduction to presentations and neuroimaging
  • Epidemiology, genetic and molecular underpinnings, and neuropathology
  • Clinical strategies for complications of cancer, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment
  • Information on patient follow-up care

Contents

Overview and Principles

  • Epidemiology of Brain Cancer
  • Translational Applications of Molecular Biology in Neuro-Oncology
  • Presentation and Approach to Patient
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuropathology
  • Surgical Management
  • Principles of Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery
  • Principles of Chemotherapy
  • Supportive Care
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Clinical Trial Design in Neuro-Oncology
  • The Phakamatoses

Specific Tumors

  • High-Grade Astrocytomas
  • Low-Grade Astrocytomas
  • Oligodendroglioma and Mixed Gliomas
  • Brainstem Gliomas
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Meningeal Neoplasms
  • Pituitary Adenomas and Sellar Lesions: Multidisciplinary Management
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  • Ependymomas and Intraventricular Tumors
  • Primary Tumors of the Cranial Nerves and Skull Base
  • Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors
  • Primary Spinal Tumors
  • Spinal Root and Peripheral Nerve Tumors
  • Primary Spinal Tumors
  • Spinal Root and Peripheral Nerve Tumors

Metastatic Disease

  • The Management of Brain Metastases
  • Spinal Metastases
  • Leptomeningeal Metastases and Dural/Skull Metastases
  • Cancer Metastasis to the Peripheral Nervous System

Indirect Complications of Cancer

  • Paraneoplasia
  • Neurologic Complications of Chemotherapy and Biologic Therapies
  • Neurologic Complications of Radiation Therapy

Index

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Principles of Neuro-Oncology
by David Schiff
2005 750 pages $184.00 + shipping
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