Cancer of the Nervous System

Cancer of the Nervous System

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Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest advances in neurosurgery, radiation oncology, chemotherapy, biological therapy, and the basic sciences, the Second Edition of this highly acclaimed volume is the most comprehensive, current reference on tumors of the central and peripheral nervous system. More than 100 of the foremost authorities present multimodality treatment strategies for specific tumor types and examine the mechanisms of tumorigenesis. Coverage includes state-of-the-art information on image-guided surgery, local delivery systems, intraoperative imaging, proton beam therapy, conformal systems, radiosurgery, new drugs and biological agents, and cell cycle deregulation and chromosomal abnormalities in tumorigenesis. This edition contains over 400 illustrations.Golfinos JG, Fitzpatrick BC, Smith LR, et al. ... Frameless stereotactic- directed tissue sampling during surgery of suspected low- grade gliomas to avoid histological ... Zentralbl Neurochir 1998:59:14-22. 15. ... J Neurosurg 200 1 ;95: 1 90- 1 98. ... Use of the navigation system Stealth StationTM for removal of brain neoplasm.

Title:Cancer of the Nervous System
Author:Peter McL. Black, Jay S. Loeffler
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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