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Tumors of the Brain and Spine, Paperback / softback Book

Tumors of the Brain and Spine Paperback / softback

Edited by Franco DeMonte, Mark R. Gilbert, Anita Mahajan, Ian E. McCutcheon

Part of the MD Anderson Cancer Care Series series


Tumors of the Brain and Spine focuses primarily on approaches to the treatment of benign, primary low-grade to high-grade, and metastatic tumors in the brain and spine, as practiced by surgeons and clinicians at the University of Texas M.

D. Anderson Cancer Center. The book is written mainly for the primary care oncologist, general neurologist, and general neurosurgeon.

Discussion of treatment coverage focuses on neurosurgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, singly and in combination.

Also included are chapters on symptom management, molecular genetics and neuropathology of intracranial tumors, leptomeningeal dissemination of systemic cancer, epidemiology of brain tumors, and innovative treatment strategies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 364 pages, 32 Tables, black and white; 87 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 364 p. 87 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Oncology
  • ISBN: 9780387292014



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