Published January 24, 2007
by Springer .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||544|
This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date compendium of all aspects of brain tumors in children. After introductory chapters on the epidemiology of brain tumors, the book will provide readers with state-of-the art chapters on the principals of radiation therapy, neurosurgery and neuroimaging. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages). Contents: 1. Introduction Tumors of the Central Nervous System in Children Diagnostic Radiology of Childhood Brain Tumors Neurological Assessment Endocrine and Systemic Manifestation of Brain Tumors in Children Surgery Radiotherapy Home > Books > Management of CNS Tumors. Downloaded: How to cite and reference. Link to this chapter Copy to clipboard. Cite this chapter Copy to clipboard. Sri Gururangan (September 22nd ). Childhood Brain Tumors, Management of CNS Tumors, Miklos Garami, IntechOpen, DOI: / Available from:Cited by: 2. BOOK REVIEWS: Management of Childhood Brain Tumors. Coronavirus: BOOK REVIEWS: Management of Childhood Brain Tumors. Thomas D. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 01 Jul , 54(7): PMCID: PMC Review Free .
Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. Brain tumors can affect people of all ages. 1 Unfortunately, the incidence of brain tumors is on the rise for all age groups, especially older adults. 2 Therapists who work with patients with brain tumors could benefit from knowing the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of brain tumors. The purposes of this update are to relate recent classification systems to the traditional. Brain tumors affect nearly 2, children in the United States every year, accounting for 20% of childhood cancers. Brain and spine tumors are the second most common cancers in children after leukemia. Brain tumors affect nearly 2, children in the United States every year, accounting for 20% of childhood cancers. In summary, this book is highly recommended not only for the neuro-oncology specialist in the academic or community setting but also for primary care physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, rehabilitation experts, and neuropsychologists, all of whom, and more, have opportunities to see, treat, and care for children with brain tumors.
The types of brain tumors most common in children are not the same as those most common in adults. Childhood brain tumors frequently appear in different locations and behave differently than brain tumors in adults. Read our overview of childhood brain tumors, or learn about specific types of brain tumors below. Types of Childhood Brain Tumors. What is a brain tumor? A brain tumor is a mass that grows in your child's brain, or in an area near the brain. Examples include nerves in your child's skull, his pituitary gland, or the membranes that cover his brain. The tumor may start in your child's brain or travel to his brain from another body area. There are many kinds of brain tumors. Books shelved as brain-tumor: Between Sisters by Kristin Hannah, Stargazing by Jen Wang, Echoes Between Us by Katie McGarry, The Storied Life of A.J. Fik. Tumors of the central nervous system constitute the largest group of solid neoplasms in children and are second only to leukemia in their overall frequency during childhood. Each year, brain.