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Medicine - Oncology & Hematology | Pediatric CNS Tumors

Pediatric CNS Tumors

Gupta, Nalin, Banerjee, Anuradha, Haas-Kogan, Daphne (Eds.)

2004, XIX, 283 p.


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  • All brain tumors discussed in detail by pathological type
  • Current therapeutic strategies for pediatric brain tumors
  • Includes surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy

Pediatric CNS Tumors is a detailed review of childhood nervous system tumors with a particular emphasis on biological data and treatment algorithms for each tumor type. Additional detailed information is provided on the recent advances in chemotherapy, radiation and surgery for these tumors.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Nervous System - Tumor - brain - brain tumor - brainstem - carcinoma - cell - chemotherapy - diagnosis - glioma - imaging - magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) - radiation - spinal cord - surgery

Related subjects » Neurology - Oncology & Hematology - Pediatrics - Radiology - Surgery

Table of contents 

1 Supratentorial Gliomas.- 2 Cerebellar Astrocytomas.- 3 Brainstem Gliomas.- 4 Ependymoma.- 5 Embryonal Tumors.- 6 Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors.- 7 Craniopharyngioma.- 8 Neuronal Tumors.- 9 Choroid Plexus Tumors.- 10 Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors.- 11 Neurocutaneous Syndromes and Associated CNS Tumors.- 12 Modern Neuroimaging of Pediatric CNS Tumors.- 13 Current Surgical Management.- 14 Chemotherapy.- 15 Advances in Radiation Therapy.

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