Leptomeningeal Metastases

  • Lauren E. Abrey
  • Marc C. Chamberlain
  • Herbert H. Engelhard

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 125)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Neil Barshes, Alexis Demopoulos, Herbert H. Engelhard
    Pages 1-16
  3. Michiko Kimura Bruno, Jeffrey Raizer
    Pages 31-52
  4. Craig P. Nolan, Lauren E. Abrey
    Pages 53-69
  5. Herbert H. Engelhard, Luke A. Corsten
    Pages 71-85
  6. Kathleen A. Neville, Susan M. Blaney
    Pages 87-106
  7. Jeffrey P. Greenfield, Mark H. Bilsky
    Pages 107-119
  8. Minesh Mehta, Kristin Bradley
    Pages 147-158
  9. Ali Raja, Herbert H. Engelhard
    Pages 159-179
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 195-196

About this book


Leptomeningeal Metastases provides the reader with an overview of the state-of-the-art therapy for the leptomeningeal patient with additional information on epidemiology, symptom management, new clinical trials, and current basic research in animal models for experimental therapies.


"Leptomeningeal metastases remains a devastating manifestation of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. Leading figures in the field review the pathophysiology and clinical consequences of this process. State-of-the-art treatment strategies are presented highlighting advances in current management."

Steven T. Rosen, M.D.

Series Editor


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lauren E. Abrey
    • 1
  • Marc C. Chamberlain
    • 2
  • Herbert H. Engelhard
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyUniversity of Southern California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and HospitalLos Angeles
  3. 3.Departments of Neurosurgery, Bioengineering & Molecular GeneticsUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicago

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-24198-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-24199-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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