Oxford University Press, USA, Apr 8, 1999 - Medical - 368 pages
Written for neurologists and other physicians who participate in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, this book synthesizes the authors' clinical experiences. The first seven chapters provide a foundation for tumor pathology, biology, radiology, and the treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. The remaining eight chapters have a common format, reviewing the history, epidemiology, biology, pathology, clinical symptoms, differential diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and complications of specific tumors.
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BRAIN TUMOR CLASSIFICATION GRADING
Tumors of Cranial and Peripheral Nerves
Brain Extension of Neighboring Regional Tumors
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