Central Nervous System Metastasis, The Biological Basis And Clinical Considerations by Diane PalmieriCentral Nervous System Metastasis, The Biological Basis And Clinical Considerations by Diane Palmieri

Central Nervous System Metastasis, The Biological Basis And Clinical Considerations

byDiane Palmieri

Paperback | January 29, 2015

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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.
Title:Central Nervous System Metastasis, The Biological Basis And Clinical ConsiderationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:January 29, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401782016

ISBN - 13:9789401782012

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Table of Contents

Preface.- List of Contributors.- 1 An Introduction to Brain Metastasis.- 2 The Molecular Biology of Brain Metastasis.- 3 The Brain Microenvironment.- 4 Vascular permeability within brain metastases.- 5 Imaging Experimental Brain Metastases.- 6 Possibilities of Targeted Therapies for Brain Metastasis.- 7 Surgery for Brain Metastasis.- 8 Is There A Role for Systemic Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Brain Metastases?.- 9 Radiation Therapy of CNS Metastases.- 10 Leptomeningeal Metastasis.- 11 Quality of Life in CNS Metastasis.- Index.