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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]
©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.
Metastasis.
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.)
1280263261
9780387241982 (alk. paper)
9780387241999 (electronic bk.)
9781280263262