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High-Grade Gliomas: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

High-Grade Gliomas: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

by Gene H. Barnett


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ISBN-13: 9781617376092
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 12/09/2010
Series: Current Clinical Oncology
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 495
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Classification of High-Grade Glioma

Histologic Classifications

Richard Prayson

Molecular Classifications

Greg Fuller

Clinical Characteristics

Pediatric High-Grade Glioma

Bruce Cohen

Adult High-Grade Glioma

Susan Chang and Nicholas Butowski

Diagnostic Tools for High-Grade Glioma

Computerized Tomography

Thomas Masaryk and Manzoor Ahmed

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Paul Ruggieri

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Mitchell Berger, G. Evren Keles, and Soonmee Sha

Biological Imaging

Tim Roberts and Andrea Kassner

Nuclear Imaging

Alexander M Spence, David Mankoff, Mark Muzc, and Kristin Swanson


Michael Steinmetz, Jurgen Luders, and Edward Benzel


General Considerations

Glen Stevens

Surgical Techniques

Gene Barnett

Radiation Therapy

Minesh Mehta and Hiral Shah


Michael McDermott, Marcus Ware, and P.K. Sneed


John Suh and Gene Barnett


David Peereboom and Manmeet Singh Ahluwalia

Nursing Considerations

Kathy Lupica and Gail Ditz

Contemporary Investigational Treatments

Convection Enhanced Delivery

Andrew Kanner


Syed Husain and Raj Puri

Small Molecule Agents

Michael Vogelbaum and Tina Thomas


Roberta Glick, Terry Lichter, Henry Lin, and Edward Cohen

Monoclonal Antibodies

Abraham Boskovitz David Reardon, Carol Wikstrand, Michael Zalutsky, and Darell Bigner

Oncolytic Viral Therapies

Antonio Chiocca and M.L. Lamfers

Biologic Modifiers

Aleck Hercbergs, Alex Mason, and Steve Toms

Gene Therapy

Alessandro Olivi and Maciej Lesniak

Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors: Current Status and Future Prospects

Rolf Barth, Jeffrey Coderre, Graca Vicente, Thomas Blue, and Shin-Ichi Miyatake

Photodynamic Therapy

Andrew Kaye and Bhadrakant Kavar

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