Neuro-Oncology-a new title in the Blue Books of Practical Neurology series-is a concise and clinically applicable guide to this dynamic subspecialty. Jeremy Rees, PhD, MRCP and Patrick Y. Wen, MD present the most current information on the treatment and management of primary CNS tumors, secondary brain tumors, and the neurological complications of other cancers and their therapies in a format and scope appealing to both the general neurologist and the subspecialist.
Access comprehensive coverage of treatment for adult and pediatric conditions-including tumors of the spinal cord as well as the brain.
Find coverage of recent advances easily thanks to the emphasis on the latest clinical and laboratory findings and their implications for clinical management and treatment.
Apply the possibilities and outcomes of neuro-oncologic surgery within the context of neurologic practice.
Address the neurologic complications of cancer and its treatment as well as of primary and secondary tumors.
Tap into the global perspectives of experts from all around the world for a multi-disciplinary approach to practice.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 484
Dimensions: 234 x 155 mm
"Contributors from neurology, from oncology, and especially from the overlap between the two, review the pathology, genetics, and radiological and clinical features of benign and malignant tumors of the nervous system. Their topics include the pathology and molecular genetics of common brain tumors, malignant gliomas in adults, low grade astrocytomas, pediatric neuro-oncology, the managing intramedullary spinal cord tumors, medical complications in the management of brain tumor, brain metastases, neoplastic meningitis, the neurotoxicity of chemotherapy, paraneoplastic disorders, and neurological complications of bone marrow and organ transplantation."
- Book News, Inc.