Cancer in the Nervous System

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Cancer in the Nervous System, 2nd edition is a unique text for practising physicians, physicians-in-training, and other health care professionals who work with cancer patients. It is an edited book composed of integrated chapters on the management of specific cancers that affect the brain and spinal cord, the secondary effects of systematic cancers on the central and peripheral nervous system, the psychosocial impact of cancer and approaches to its management, the physical and cognitive rehabilitations of the cancer patient, and approaces to the control of pain in the cancer patient.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 622 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 32mm | 1,578.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • numerous black & white photographs and line illustrations
  • 0195137280
  • 9780195137286

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"This is an excellent book. It is well written, fully referenced with numerous illustrations throughoutan essential reference for all neurologists." -British Journal of Neurosurgery "This is an excellent book. It is well written, fully referenced with numerous illustrations throughoutan essential reference for all neurologists." -British Journal of Neurosurgery "This is an excellent book. It is well written, fully referenced with numerous illustrations throughoutan essential reference for all neurologists." -British Journal of Neurosurgery "This is an excellent book. It is well written, fully referenced with numerous illustrations throughoutan essential reference for all neurologists." -British Journal of Neurosurgeryshow more

Table of contents

PREFACE; PART 1: DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING; 1. Diagnostic Imaging; 2. Nuclear Medicine in Neuro-Oncology; PART 2: PRIMARY CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMORS; 3. Primary Cerebral Tumors; 4. Primary Spinal Cord Tumors; 5. Optic Nerve, Chiasmal and Hypothalmic Tumors; 6. Tumors of the Brain Stem, Cerebellum, and Fourth Ventricle; 7. Pineal Region Tumors; 8. Pituitary Tumors; PART 3: GENETICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PRIMARY TUMORS; 9. Genetic and Molecular Basis of Primary CNS Tumors; 10. Epidemiology of Brain Tumors; PART 4: INTRACRANIAL EXTRA-AXIAL PRIMARY TUMORS; 11. Meningiomas; 12. Skull Base Tumors; PART 5: CANCER METASTATIC TO THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; 13. Intracranial Metastases; 14. Spinal Axis Metastases; 15. Leukemia and Lymphoma Metastases; 16. Leptomeningeal Metastases; PART 6: SYMPTOMS SECONDARY TO CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT; 17. Peripheral Neuropathy; 18. Plexopathies; 19. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Disease; 20. Seizures and Syncope in the Cancer Patient; 21. Cerebrovascular Disease; 22. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neurologic Tumors and Cancer-Related Central Nervous System Disabilities; 23. Assessment and Management of Cancer Pain; 24. Neuroendocrine Function; 25. Altered Mental Status; 26. Neurocognitive Function; 27. Psychiatric and Psychosocial Issues; Indexshow more