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Pediatric CNS Tumors

  • Nalin Gupta
  • Anuradha Banerjee
  • Daphne A. Haas-Kogan

Part of the Pediatric Oncology book series (PEDIATRICO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Anuradha Banerjee, Theodore Nicolaides
    Pages 1-35
  3. Jennifer S. Chang, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan, Sabine Mueller
    Pages 37-50
  4. Tiffany F. Lin, Michael Prados
    Pages 51-67
  5. Cassie Kline, Craig Forester, Anuradha Banerjee
    Pages 69-92
  6. David Raleigh, Corey Raffel, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan
    Pages 93-120
  7. Steve Braunstein, Sean M. McBride, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan
    Pages 121-143
  8. Lauren Ostling, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan, Robert H. Lustig, Nalin Gupta
    Pages 145-169
  9. Dario J. Englot, Edward F. Chang, Nalin Gupta
    Pages 171-186
  10. Nalin Gupta
    Pages 187-198
  11. Jonathan D. Breshears, Peter P. Sun, Kurtis I. Auguste
    Pages 199-220
  12. Sunanda Pejavar, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan
    Pages 221-236
  13. Alexei Polishchuk, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan, Sabine Mueller
    Pages 237-271
  14. Mark D. Mamlouk, Sean O. Bryant, Soonmee Cha, A. James Barkovich
    Pages 273-299
  15. Kurtis I. Auguste, Peter P. Sun, Corey Raffel, Mitchel S. Berger, Nalin Gupta
    Pages 301-315
  16. Theodore Nicolaides, Biljana Horn, Anuradha Banerjee
    Pages 317-342
  17. Mekhail Anwar, Sean M. McBride, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan
    Pages 343-364
  18. Eric Chang, Robert Goldsby, Sabine Mueller, Anu Banerjee
    Pages 365-387

About this book

Introduction

Pediatric CNS Tumors is a detailed review of childhood brain tumors that offers a biologically based perspective on their management. For each tumor type, epidemiology, pathological features, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. Particular emphasis is placed on the provision of treatment algorithms that reflect current best practice, and controversies and therapeutic agents under development are also addressed. The closing chapters consider many of the diagnostic and treatment modalities common to all tumors, with special attention to experimental and emerging techniques. This third edition of the book has been thoroughly revised and updated to take into account the latest advances in knowledge and treatment.

Keywords

Childhood Brain Tumors Low-Grade Gliomas High-Grade Gliomas Brainstem Gliomas Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors Craniopharyngioma Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors Neurocutaneous Syndromes and Associated CNS Tumors

Editors and affiliations

  • Nalin Gupta
    • 1
  • Anuradha Banerjee
    • 2
  • Daphne A. Haas-Kogan
    • 3
  1. 1.San FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.San FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.BostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30789-3
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30787-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30789-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1613-5318
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-0812
  • Buy this book on publisher's site