Molecular Neuro-oncology and Its Impact on the Clinical Management of Brain Tumors

Molecular Neuro-oncology and Its Impact on the Clinical Management of Brain Tumors

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ISBN-13: 9783642850417
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Series: Recent Results in Cancer Research , #135
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Molecular Neuro-oncology.- Human Neuroblastoma: Amplification of the N-myc Oncogene and Loss of a Putative Cancer-Preventing Gene on Chromosome 1p.- Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene and Its Transcripts in Glioblastomas.- Type and Frequency of p53 Mutations in Tumors of the Nervous System and Its Coverings.- Astrocytic Gliomas: Characterization on a Molecular Genetic Basis.- Prognostic Relevance of Transforming Genes.- Oncogene Transfer into the Brain.- The O-2A Lineage: From Rats to Humans.- Clinical Neuro-oncology.- The Anti-Hu Syndrome: A Model Paraneoplastic Disorder.- Radiosurgery/Stereotactic External Beam Radiotherapy for Malignant Brain Tumours: The Royal Marsden Hospital Experience.- Interstitial Implant Radiosurgery of Brain Tumors: Radiobiology, Indications, and Results.- Interstitial Brachytherapy of Malignant Gliomas: The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Experience.- Aggressive Oligodendroglioma: A Chemosensitive Tumor.- Chemotherapy of Malignant Gliomas.- Interstitial Chemotherapy with Sustained-Release Polymer Systems for the Treatment of Malignant Gliomas.- Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma.- Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Expression in Human Malignant Glioma: In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Application of Monoclonal Antibodies to the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor.- Target Cell Induced T Cell Activation with Bispecific Antibodies: A New Concept for Tumor Immunotherapy.

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