Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD's Brain Tumors in Adults, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics PDF

By Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD

ISBN-10: 1416051953

ISBN-13: 9781416051954

In 2007, among 40.000 and 50,000 humans within the usa might be clinically determined with fundamental mind tumors, nearly all of whom should be adults. 3 times this quantity will increase metastatic mind tumors from melanoma originating in different places within the physique. This factor of Neurologic Clinics includes the next articles: Epidemiology of mind Tumors (Wrensch, Claus); Molecular Pathogenesis of mind Tumors and the position of Stem Cells (Ligon, Kesari); Advances in Neuroimaging of mind Tumors (Henson); clinical administration of mind Tumor sufferers (Schiff, Wen); Advances in Neurosurgery for mind Tumors (Shaffrey); Advances in Radiation treatment for mind Tumors (Mehta); Novel treatments for mind Tumors (Wen, Schiff); Anaplastic Astrocytomas and Glioblastomas (Reardon); Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas and Anaplastic Oligoastrocytomas (Van Den Bent); Low-Grade Gliomas (Lang, Gilbert); mind Metastases (Deangelis); Benign mind Tumors (Link); basic CNS Lymphoma (Abrey); and Genetic factors of mind Tumors (Plotkin).

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