Brain Metastasis by Jerome B. Posner (auth.), Leonard Weiss Sc.D., M.D., Ph.D., PDF

By Jerome B. Posner (auth.), Leonard Weiss Sc.D., M.D., Ph.D., Harvey A. Gilbert M.D., Jerome B. Posner M.D. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400987994

ISBN-13: 9789400987999

ISBN-10: 940098801X

ISBN-13: 9789400988019

Of these humans demise with melanoma, many die due to metastases. then again, a shockingly small variety of texts were dedicated to this clinically vital subject. the current sequence of monographs originated in discussions, which confident us of the necessity for texts on metasasis which might comprise not just easy and medical observations on people and the place neces­ sary, on experimental animals but additionally discussions of the state-of-the-art in analysis and remedy. so that it will do so in-depth strategy, for which book was once preceded by means of small workshops, it was once essential to impose barriers at the scope of the subject. Metastasis is hence dis­ stubborn by way of website, and the sequence is geared up consequently. the 1st quantity within the sequence, Pulmonary Metastasis, was once an multiplied model of a Workshop held at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in 1977. This, the second one quantity, is predicated on an analogous workshop on metastasis to the mind, held on the Memorial Sloan-Kettering melanoma middle in September, 1978. In organiz­ ing either the workshop and in enhancing this quantity, now we have been excep­ tionally lucky to obtain the beneficiant cooperation of Dr. Jerome B. Posner, a working towards neurologic oncologist who has given freely of his ex­ pertise during this really good field.

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And Eisenhardt, L. Intracranial carcinomatous metastases. Ann. Surg. 93:132-140, 1931 Meyer, P. , and Reah, T. G. Secondary neoplasms of the central nervous system and meninges. Br. J. Cancer 7:438-447, 1953. Onuigbo, W. I. B. Batson's theory of vertebral venous metastasis. Oncology 32:145-150, 1975. ; and Shimkin, M. B. Metastasis to pineal body. Arch. Pathol. 52:518-528,1951. 28 A CLINICIAN'S VIEW _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ Paillas, J. , and Pellet, W. Brain metastases. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology, ed.

Thus, once an area of brain is destroyed by metastatic tumor, even effective treatment of the tumor is not likely to restore the patient's functions. Patients whose optic nerves are invaded by carcinoma of the breast benefit little from destruction of the tumor by radiation therapy. If a patient is already blind when radiation is begun, that patient will remain blind. As an example from elsewhere in the nervous system, when the spinal cord is compressed even by a radiosensitive metastatic tumor, the response to therapy depends on the patient's clinical state at the time therapy is begun (Gilbert et a1.

Intracranial metastases from systemic cancer. Adv. Neurol. 19:575-587, 1978. , and Stratford, J. Carcinoma metastasis to malignant glioma. Arch. Neurol. 3:559-563, 1960. , and McKissock, W. Intracranial metastases. Br. Med. J. 1:1518, 1963. ; and Paillas, J. Etude anatomique et pathogenique des tumeurs cerebrales metastatiques. Rev. Neurol. (Paris) 72:137148, 1939. Rosenblatt, M. B. et al. Causes of death in 1,000 consecutive autopsies. N. Y. State J. Med. 71:2189-2193, 1971. , and Green, J. Solitary metastases.

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