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The Resource Brain metastases, edited by Jeffrey J. Raizer, Lauren E. Abrey, (electronic book)

Brain metastases, edited by Jeffrey J. Raizer, Lauren E. Abrey, (electronic book)

Label
Brain metastases
Title
Brain metastases
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeffrey J. Raizer, Lauren E. Abrey
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Brain metastases are the most dreaded complication of systemic cancer, affecting approximately 170,000 people a year, a far greater incidence than primary brain tumors. Advances in modern chemotherapy have led to an improved control of system cancers, often with agents that poorly penetrate the central nervous system, resulting in an increasing incidence of brain metastases. Traditional chemotherapy has had little impact on brain metastases. The main therapeutic option is radiation therapy, and in a small number of patients - surgery. However, refinements in all of these treatments offer some
Member of
Is part of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
616.99/481
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B7
LC item number
B73 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Raizer, Jeffrey J
  • Abrey, Lauren E
Series statement
  • CTAR
  • C.T.A.R.
Series volume
  • v. 136
  • v. 136
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Metastasis
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Medicine & Public Health
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgical Oncology
Label
Brain metastases, edited by Jeffrey J. Raizer, Lauren E. Abrey, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brain Metastases: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology / Joohee Sul and Jerome B. Posner -- The Economics of Brain Metastases / Charles L. Bennett, Cara C. Tigue, and Karen A. Fitzner -- Neuroimaging of Parenchymal Brain Metastases / Matthew T. Walker and Vipul Kapoor -- Symptom Management and Supportive Care of the Patient with Brain Metastases / Herbert B. Newton -- Surgery for Brain Metastases / Sunit Das, Kenji Muro and Jeffrey J. Raizer -- Radiation for Brain Metastases / Malika L. Siker and Minesh P. Mehta -- Dural and Skull Base Metastases / Arnaldo Neves Da Silva and David Schiff -- Pediatric Brain Metastasis from Extraneural Malignancies: A Review / Stewart Goldman, María E. Echevarría, Jason Fangusaro -- Brain Metastases in Hematologic Malignancies / Nancy D. Doolittle -- Chemotherapy for Brain Metastases: Breast, Gynecologic and Non-Melanoma Skin Malignancies / Gaurav D. Shah and Lauren E. Abrey -- Chemotherapy for Brain Metastases due to Lung Cancer and Melanoma / Marc C Chamberlain -- Palliative Care for Patients With Brain Metastases / Keren Barfi, Herbert Newton, Jamie Von Roenn
Control code
SPR209982831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387692210
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Brain metastases, edited by Jeffrey J. Raizer, Lauren E. Abrey, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brain Metastases: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology / Joohee Sul and Jerome B. Posner -- The Economics of Brain Metastases / Charles L. Bennett, Cara C. Tigue, and Karen A. Fitzner -- Neuroimaging of Parenchymal Brain Metastases / Matthew T. Walker and Vipul Kapoor -- Symptom Management and Supportive Care of the Patient with Brain Metastases / Herbert B. Newton -- Surgery for Brain Metastases / Sunit Das, Kenji Muro and Jeffrey J. Raizer -- Radiation for Brain Metastases / Malika L. Siker and Minesh P. Mehta -- Dural and Skull Base Metastases / Arnaldo Neves Da Silva and David Schiff -- Pediatric Brain Metastasis from Extraneural Malignancies: A Review / Stewart Goldman, María E. Echevarría, Jason Fangusaro -- Brain Metastases in Hematologic Malignancies / Nancy D. Doolittle -- Chemotherapy for Brain Metastases: Breast, Gynecologic and Non-Melanoma Skin Malignancies / Gaurav D. Shah and Lauren E. Abrey -- Chemotherapy for Brain Metastases due to Lung Cancer and Melanoma / Marc C Chamberlain -- Palliative Care for Patients With Brain Metastases / Keren Barfi, Herbert Newton, Jamie Von Roenn
Control code
SPR209982831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387692210
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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