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Title Principles and practice of neuro-oncology [electronic resource] : a multidisciplinary approach / editor-in-chief, Minesh P. Mehta ; editors, Susan M. Chang [and others] ; associate editors, Melissa L. Bondy, Judith A. Schwartzbaum and Margaret R. Wrensch.

Imprint New York : Demos Medical, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 951 pages, 48 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Part I: Epidemiology -- Part II: Molecular Biologoy -- Part III: clinical presentation and supportive care -- Part IV: Neuroanatomy and Neurosurgery -- Part V: Medical Oncology -- Part VI: Radiati on Therapy -- Index.
Summary Neuro-oncologic (brain and spine) cancers account for 19,000 new cases and 13,000 deaths per year. The early and proper diagnosis of these virulent cancers is critical to patient outcomes and diagnosis and treatment strategies are continually evolving. The multidisciplinary team that manages these patients involves medical radiation oncology, neurosurgery, molecular biology, neuroimaging, nurses and therapists. Principles and Practices of Neuro-Oncology establishes a new gold standard in care through a comprehensive, multidisciplinary text covering all aspects of neuro-oncology. Six major sect.
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Subject Brain -- Cancer.
Brain Neoplasms.
Brain Neoplasms -- therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mehta, Minesh P.
Chang, Susan M.
Other Form: Print version: Principles and practice of neuro-oncology. New York : Demos Medical, ©2011 9781933864785 (DLC) 2010022345 (OCoLC)636894517
ISBN 9781617050145 (electronic bk.)
1617050148 (electronic bk.)