Neuro-oncology: The Essentials

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Neuro-oncology: The Essentials

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9781588904973: Neuro-oncology: The Essentials

The second edition of Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials presents a comprehensive, highly readable introduction to the fundamental science and core clinical concepts for successfully managing common problems in neuro-oncology. Tightly focused chapters provide up-to-date systematic coverage of biology, imaging, surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and biological concepts. The book addresses specific tumor types in separate chapters, providing detailed discussion of background, incidence, clinical features, management, surgical approaches, recurrence, and outcomes.

Highlights:

  • Pearls, pitfalls, controversies, and special considerations in textboxes - ideal for rapidly reviewing key points
  • More than 250 photographs and illustrations demonstrate important concepts

This book is an invaluable reference for neurosurgeons, neurologists, oncologists, residents and fellows in these specialties, as well as for students.

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Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

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Outstanding...an up-to-date reference for fundamental information...more than 70 leading experts in neuro-oncology contributed to the book...The chapters are well written, comprehensive [and] the reference list is extensive. The illustrations are excellent...chapters contain multiple tables for easy assimilation of large quantities of information...timely and will serve as an excellent reference for physicians and other practitioners who treat primary and metastatic tumors of the central nervous system...highly recommended to students, residents, and fellows with an interest in neuro-oncology. It is an exciting time for neuro-oncology, and Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials is a wonderful reference for this subspecialty.--Archives of NeurologyPraise for the first edition:A comprehensive yet readable review..good summary of the fundamentals..well written...It should appeal to all clinicians, senior residents, and basic scientists..a fine addition to any neuroscience library. --NeurosurgerySuccessfully delivers the essence of neuro-oncology in an extremely attractive format...can be read cover-to-cover by residents...concentrates on key points, rather than burdening the reader with minutiae...easy-to-read figures...after finishing the text, the reader will have an extremely strong foundation in the basics of neuro-oncology and will be superbly prepared to delve into any specific neuro-oncologic question in further detail. --Journal of NeurosurgeryAn excellent introduction to the world of neuro-oncology...a particularly attractive feature was the highlighting of key points and controversies...I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to those seeing patients with these conditions. --Cancer ForumAn elegant and readable book...the most interesting feature is the emphasis given to the discussion of the modern additions to the field...all of the currently available techniques are extensively dealt with...an excellent book which deserves to be read by anyone interested in the treatment of brain tumors... --Child's Nervous SystemVery well presented with a large amount of beautiful colored pictures in an elegant edition.--Annals of Oncology

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