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Central nervous system metastasis, the biological basis and clinical considerations

Author: Diane Palmieri
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Science + Business Media, ©2012.
Series: Cancer metastasis (Series), v. 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a thorough survey of the biology and treatment of CNS metastasis, including natural history, risk factors, molecular biology, the blood-brain barrier, imaging, quality of life, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and the future of targeted therapies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Palmieri
ISBN: 9789400752917 9400752911 9400752903 9789400752900
OCLC Number: 824133409
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed Jan. 14, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: An Introduction to Brain Metastasis / Diane Palmieri --
The Molecular Biology of Brain Metastasis / Stephan Woditschka --
The Brain Microenvironment / Mami Noda --
Vascular Permeability Within Brain Metastases / Chris E. Adkins --
Imaging Experimental Brain Metastases / Amanda M. Hamilton --
Possibilities of Targeted Therapies for Brain Metastasis / Frank Winkler --
Surgery for Brain Metastasis / Douglas L. Stofko, Robert J. Weil --
Is There a Role for Systemic Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Brain Metastases? / Marc C. Chamberlain --
Radiation Therapy of CNS Metastases / DeeDee Smart --
Leptomeningeal Metastasis / Priscilla K. Brastianos --
Quality of Life with CNS Metastasis / Lauren A. Chandler.
Series Title: Cancer metastasis (Series), v. 18.
Responsibility: Diane Palmieri, editor.
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