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Title Leptomeningeal metastases / edited by Lauren E. Abrey, Marc C. Chamberlain, and Herbert H. Engelhard
Published New York : Springer Science, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 196 pages) : illustrations
Series C.T.A.R. ; v. 125
CTAR ; v. 125
Cancer treatment and research ; 125
Contents Anatomy and physiology of the leptomeninges and CSF space / Neil Barshes, Alexis Demopoulos and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Leptomeningeal neoplasia: epidemiology, clinical presentation, CSF analysis and diagnostic imaging / Roelien H. Enting -- Leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumors (Meningeal carcinomatosis) / Michiko Kimura Bruno and Jeffrey Raizer -- Leptomeningeal metastases from leukemias and lymphomas / Craig P. Nolan and Lauren E. Abrey -- Leptomeningeal metastasis of primary central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms / Herbert H. Engelhard and Luke A. Corsten -- Leptomeningeal cancer in the pediatric patient / Kathleen A. Neville and Susan M. Blaney -- Neurosurgical interventions for leptomeningeal tumor / Jeffrey P. Greenfield and Mark H. Bilsky -- Current treatment of leptomeningeal metastases: systemic chemotherapy, intrathecal chemotherapy and symptom management / Stacey L. Berg and Marc C. Chamberlain -- Radiation therapy for leptomeningeal cancer / Minesh Mehta and Kristin Bradley -- Animal models of leptomeningeal cancer / Ali Raja and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Improving the outcome of patients with leptomeningeal cancer: new clinical trials and experimental therapies / Kurt Jaeckle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Meninges -- Cancer.
Meningeal Neoplasms -- secondary.
Meningeal Neoplasms -- therapy.
Neoplasm Metastasis -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Abrey, Lauren E.
Chamberlain, Marc C.
Engelhard, Herbert H.
LC no. 2004065390
ISBN 0387241981 (alk. paper)
038724199X (electronic bk.)
9780387241982 (alk. paper)
9780387241999 (electronic bk.)