Pediatric CNS Tumors

  • Nalin Gupta
  • Anuradha Banerjee
  • Daphne Haas-Kogan

Part of the Pediatric Oncology book series (PEDIATRICO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Gregory Gan, Daphne Haas-Kogan
    Pages 1-35
  3. Sabine Mueller, Daphne Haas-Kogan
    Pages 37-48
  4. Nader Sanai, Michael Prados
    Pages 49-65
  5. Matthew D. Smyth, Joshua Rubin
    Pages 67-87
  6. Sonia Partap, Paul Graham Fisher
    Pages 89-114
  7. Sean M. McBride, Daphne Haas-Kogan
    Pages 115-133
  8. Michael E. Sughrue, Robert H. Lustig, Benjamin Fisch, Michael W. McDermott
    Pages 135-158
  9. Edward F. Chang, Nalin Gupta
    Pages 159-173
  10. Nalin Gupta
    Pages 175-185
  11. Isaac Yang, Andrew T. Parsa
    Pages 187-204
  12. Sunanda Pejavar, Daphne Haas-Kogan
    Pages 205-222
  13. Sabine Mueller, Daphne Haas-Kogan
    Pages 223-246
  14. Sean O. Bryant, Soonmee Cha, A. James Barkovich
    Pages 247-272
  15. Nalin Gupta, Kurtis I. Auguste, Mitchel S. Berger
    Pages 273-285
  16. Theodore Nicolaides, Biljana Horn, Anuradha Banerjee
    Pages 287-312
  17. Sean M. McBride, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan
    Pages 313-334
  18. Denah Taggart, Robert Goldsby, Anuradha Banerjee
    Pages 335-353
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 355-357

About this book

Introduction

Pediatric CNS Tumors is a detailed review of childhood brain tumors with a particular emphasis on providing treatment algorithms for each tumor type. Controversies and current therapeutic agents under development are also discussed. The second edition includes expanded chapters on embryonal tumors, rare tumor types, and supportive care for patients with brain tumors.

Keywords

Chemotherapy Pediatric brain tumor Radiation therapy Tumor brainstem glioma imaging low grade glioma low-grade glioma

Editors and affiliations

  • Nalin Gupta
    • 1
  • Anuradha Banerjee
    • 2
  • Daphne Haas-Kogan
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric NeurosurgeryUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pediatrics and Neurological Surgery, Division of Hematology and OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurological Surgery, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer CenterUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-87979-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-87976-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-87979-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1613-5318
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