Advances In Brain Cancer For Clinicians And Scientists

Paperback | January 1, 2018

byJohn H. Sampson

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Advances in Brain Cancer for Clinicians and Scientistsprovides a rapid update for the busy clinician or scientist interested in learning about the latest advances in brain cancer research. This book is useful for scientists wishing to learn more about clinical advances, clinicians wanting to update themselves on scientific advances, or physicians or trainees who see patients irregularly, but still wish to stay up-to-date.

The field of brain tumor research is exploding with new scientific information, and treatments are rapidly changing as new genetic discoveries and technological advances emerge. This book provides a single source for a unified update in this area that includes treatment protocols for brain tumor patients from many different perspectives.



  • Provides a rapid update for clinicians and scientists interested in brain cancer research
  • Organized for quick reference for the busy clinician or scientist
  • Offers an affordable alternative to conference attendance

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Advances in Brain Cancer for Clinicians and Scientistsprovides a rapid update for the busy clinician or scientist interested in learning about the latest advances in brain cancer research. This book is useful for scientists wishing to learn more about clinical advances, clinicians wanting to update themselves on scientific advances, or...

John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, MBADr. Sampson is the Robert H. and Gloria Wilkins Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery for the Duke University Medical Center. He holds a leadership role in the Duke Cancer Institute's Neuro-Oncology Program and is a recognized leader in the surgical and experime...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 2018Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128026847

ISBN - 13:9780128026847

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Table of Contents

Preface Contributors Introduction

Basic Science I. Genetics of Adult Brain Tumors II. Genetics of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Clinical Sciences Advances I. Surgery A. LITT Therapy B. Navigation C. Intraoperative Mapping D. Visualase II. Radiation A. Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy III. Chemotherapy A. PCB for low-grade gliomas B. Temozolomide IV. Anti-vascular Therapy A. Phase III Avastin Trials V. Quality of Life A. Measuring and Improving Health-related Quality of Life VI. Imaging and Other Diagnostic Studies A. DTI Imaging B. MEG

Results to Watch for I. Ipilimumab and Nivolumab Trials II. EGFRvIII CAR Trials III. Alliance Consortium Heatshock Protein Vaccine Trials IV. Celldex Therapeutics EGFRvIII Vaccine Trial