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Central Nervous System Tumours of Childhood / Edition 1

Central Nervous System Tumours of Childhood / Edition 1

by Edward Estlin, Stephen Lowis


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ISBN-13: 9781898683384
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Series: Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series , #166
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Edward Estlin and Stephen Lowis are the authors of Central Nervous System Tumours of Childhood, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Paediatric CNS Tumours, and An Overview of Diagnosis, Biology and Therapy: 1. Overview of CNS tumours in children Eddy Estlin and Steven Lowis; 2. Epidemiology of CNS tumours Amos Burke; 3 Neuro-imaging Shelley Renowden; 4. Pathology and molecular oncology Lucy Rorke and Jaclyn Biegel; 5. Cell and tumour biology Richard Gilbertson; 6. General principles of surgery John Thorne; 7. General principles of radiotherapy Rao Gattamaneni; 8. General principles of chemotherapy Eddy Estlin and Steven Lowis; Part II. CNS Tumours of Childhood: 9. Low grade and high grade glioma Eddy Estlin; 10. Ependymoma Eric Bouffet; 11. Brain stem glioma Carolyn Freeman; 12. PNET Steven Lowis; 13. Germ cell tumours Steven Lowis; 14. Choroid plexus tumours Steven Lowis; 15. Craniopharyngioma Eddy Estlin; 16. Mixed neuronal tumours Eddy Estlin; 17. Spinal cord tumours Eddy Estlin; 18. Secondary/metastatic tumours Eddy Estlin; Part III. Late Effects, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care: 19. Late effects and quality of life Adam Glaser; 20. Neuro-rehabilitation and neuro-psychology A. L. Curran; 21. Palliative care Erica Mackie; Part IV. Summary and Conclusion: 22. Summary and conclusions Eddy Estlin and Steven Lowis.

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