By Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD
In 2007, among 40.000 and 50,000 humans within the usa might be clinically determined with fundamental mind tumors, nearly all of whom might be adults. 3 times this quantity will advance metastatic mind tumors from melanoma originating in other places within the physique. This factor of Neurologic Clinics comprises the next articles: Epidemiology of mind Tumors (Wrensch, Claus); Molecular Pathogenesis of mind Tumors and the function of Stem Cells (Ligon, Kesari); Advances in Neuroimaging of mind Tumors (Henson); clinical administration of mind Tumor sufferers (Schiff, Wen); Advances in Neurosurgery for mind Tumors (Shaffrey); Advances in Radiation remedy for mind Tumors (Mehta); Novel remedies for mind Tumors (Wen, Schiff); Anaplastic Astrocytomas and Glioblastomas (Reardon); Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas and Anaplastic Oligoastrocytomas (Van Den Bent); Low-Grade Gliomas (Lang, Gilbert); mind Metastases (Deangelis); Benign mind Tumors (Link); fundamental CNS Lymphoma (Abrey); and Genetic motives of mind Tumors (Plotkin).
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