By Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD
In 2007, among 40.000 and 50,000 humans within the usa might be clinically determined with basic mind tumors, the vast majority of whom should be adults. 3 times this quantity will increase metastatic mind tumors from melanoma originating in different places within the physique. This factor of Neurologic Clinics comprises the subsequent articles: Epidemiology of mind Tumors (Wrensch, Claus); Molecular Pathogenesis of mind Tumors and the position of Stem Cells (Ligon, Kesari); Advances in Neuroimaging of mind Tumors (Henson); clinical administration of mind Tumor sufferers (Schiff, Wen); Advances in Neurosurgery for mind Tumors (Shaffrey); Advances in Radiation remedy for mind Tumors (Mehta); Novel treatments for mind Tumors (Wen, Schiff); Anaplastic Astrocytomas and Glioblastomas (Reardon); Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas and Anaplastic Oligoastrocytomas (Van Den Bent); Low-Grade Gliomas (Lang, Gilbert); mind Metastases (Deangelis); Benign mind Tumors (Link); basic CNS Lymphoma (Abrey); and Genetic motives of mind Tumors (Plotkin).
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