Intracranial tumors : diagnosis and treatment by Jerome B Posner MD, Lisa M. DeAngelis, Philip H. Gutin,

By Jerome B Posner MD, Lisa M. DeAngelis, Philip H. Gutin, Steven A. Leibel, Jerome B Posner

Mind tumors have a longstanding popularity for being intractable to remedy, and with proof suggesting that the prevalence of a few mind tumors is expanding, this has develop into the main feared melanoma. besides the fact that, with advancements in imaging applied sciences, radiation treatment and chemotherapy , in addition to a better wisdom of the genetic factors of mind tumors, higher analysis and therapy is accessible, supplying a extra confident outlook for sufferers. This e-book, written via prime pros within the box of neuro-oncology, presents a helpful evaluate and presentation of the main updated rules within the prognosis, remedy and administration of intracranial tumors. protecting the most up-tp-date diagnostic and healing instruments to be had together with MRI, stereotactic needle biopsy, practical MRI, 3D conformal radiotherapy, radiosurgery, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy, new chemotherapy brokers and novel regimens, gene remedy and anti-angiogenesis elements, it is going to be of serious curiosity to all

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