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Table of Contents

Foreword
Raymond Sawaya and W.K. Alfred Yung

Chapter 1
Epidemiology of Brain Tumors   
Bondy, Franco DeMonte

Chapter 2
Molecular Genetics and Neuropathology of Intracranial Tumors: Lessons for Therapy  
Fuller, Aldape, and Ian E. McCutcheon

Chapter 3  
Radiology of brain tumors: Structure and Physiology
Hunter, Jelovani, and Anita Mahajan

Chapter 4
Surgically Curable Intracranial Tumors
Franco DeMonte and Ian E. McCutcheon

Chapter 5
Low-grade Gliomas: Evidence-Based Options   
Lang and Ian E. McCutcheon

Chapter 6
Surgical Strategies for High-Grade Gliomas  
Prabhu and Ian E. McCutcheon

Chapter 7
Pituitary Tumors: Endocrine and Surgical Aspects
Ian E. McCutcheon and Franco DeMonte

Chapter 8  
Radiation Oncology for Tumors of the Central Nervous System: Improving the Therapeutic Index
Woo and Mark R. Gilbert

Chapter 9
Malignant Gliomas: Cytotoxic Chemotherapy  
Mark R. Gilbert and Anita Mahajan

Chapter 10
Innovative Treatment Sstrategies for High-Grade Gliomas
Conrad, Heimberger, and Franco DeMonte
     
Chapter 11
Common Metastases to Brain: Carcinomas of Breast, Lung, Kidney, and Skin
Weinberg and Anita Mahajan
     
Chapter 12
Leptomeningeal Dissemination of Systemic Cancer
Groves and Mark R. Gilbert
     
Chapter 13
Lymphoma Affecting the Central Nervous System 
Pro and Mark R. Gilbert

Chapter 14
Tumors of the Extradural Spine   
Mendel and Anita Mahajan

Chapter 15
Tumors of the Spinal Cord and Intradural Space 
Rhines and Franco DeMonte

Chpater 16
Symptom Management in the Patient with Brain Tumor: Improving Quality of Life     
Burton, Konzen, Meyers, and Mark R. Gilbert
            

© 2007 Springer-Verlag, New York, Inc. All rights reserved. ISBN 978-0-387-29201-4.

Tumors of the Brain and Spine


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