By Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD
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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Brain Tumors in Adults, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics by Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD