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

By Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD

In 2007, among 40.000 and 50,000 humans within the usa should be clinically determined with fundamental mind tumors, the vast majority of whom might 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 function 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); fundamental CNS Lymphoma (Abrey); and Genetic reasons of mind Tumors (Plotkin).

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In 2007, among forty. 000 and 50,000 humans within the usa can be clinically determined with basic mind tumors, the vast majority of whom should be adults. 3 times this quantity will enhance metastatic mind tumors from melanoma originating in different places within the physique. This factor of Neurologic Clinics comprises 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); scientific administration of mind Tumor sufferers (Schiff, Wen); Advances in Neurosurgery for mind Tumors (Shaffrey); Advances in Radiation remedy for mind Tumors (Mehta); Novel remedies 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); fundamental CNS Lymphoma (Abrey); and Genetic factors of mind Tumors (Plotkin).

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