Cancer Neurology in Clinical Practice

Cancer Neurology in Clinical Practice

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In Cancer Neurology in Clinical Practice, leading neuro-oncologists from around the world comprehensively review the neurologic symptoms that cancer patients experience, and show how they should be interpreted and evaluated. Organized by both symptom and organ, the book carefully describes each diagnostic neurologic entity-from symptomatology to diagnostic studies to management and prognosis-and presents each major type of cancer in terms of it neurologic problems and how they should be handled. The role of surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and other palliative measures are considered for each type of problem. Multidisciplinary and up-to-date, Cancer Neurology in Clinical Practice explains to the busy physicians treating cancer patients the latest findings in neuro-oncology that will help them to focus their differential diagnosis, diagnostic strategy, and treatment plan for the cancer patient with neurologic symptoms and findings.Newer techniques such as immunocytochemistry or gene amplification may also help with the diagnosis of meningeal leukemia if the initial cytology is equivocal. In the past, the diagnosis of meningeal leukemia depended on the number ofanbsp;...

Title:Cancer Neurology in Clinical Practice
Author:David Schiff, Patrick Wen
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2002-09-15


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