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Neurological Complications of Systemic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy

1st Edition

Edited by Herbert B. Newton, Mark G. Malkin

CRC Press

648 pages

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Neurological Complications of Systematic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy provides an in-depth review of common manifestations related to neurology that occur in patients with systemic cancer. These include brain metastases, spinal cord compression, cerebrovascular events, and leptomeningeal disease. The book also discusses less common complicatio

Table of Contents

METASTATIC NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS. Pathophysiology of CNS/PNS Mets. Intracranial Metastases. Spinal Mets & ESCC. Leptomeningeal Mets. Mets to Cranial/Peripheral N. Mets to Brachial & L/S Plexus. NON-METASTATIC NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS. Cerebrovascular Disorders. Metabolic/Nutritional Disorders. CNS Infections. Paraneoplastic Syndromes. NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS OF SPECIFIC NEOPLASMS. Neuro Comps of Lung Cancer. Neuro Comps of Breast Cancer. Neuro Comps of Melanoma. Neuro Comps of Leuk/Lymph. Neuro Comps of Head/Neck CA. Neuro Comps of Gynecol CA. Neuro Comps of GI CA. Neuro Comps of GU CA. Neuro Comps of Sarcomas. Neuro Comps of Myeloma. Neuro Comps of Pediatric CA. NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS OF ANTINEOPLASTIC THERAPY. Neuro Comps of Radiotherapy. Neuro Comps of Chemotherapy. Neuro Comps of Immuno Tx. Neuro Comps of BMT. Neuro Comps of Steroids/Supp Tx. PSYCHIATRIC, PAIN, AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES AND SUPPORTIVE CARE ISSUES. Psychiatric Issues. Pain Syndromes & Tx. Psychosocial Issues. Supportive Care.

About the Editors

Herbert B. Newton, M.D., is Professor of Neurology, Co-Director, Dardinger Neuro-Oncology Center , Esther Dardinger Endowed Chair in Neuro-Oncology and Director in the Division of Neuro-Oncology at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Newton is also an Attending Physician in Neuro-Oncology at The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Staff Physician in the Section of Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Columbus. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and Royal Society of Medicine, and a member of numerous national and international societies.

Mark G. Malkin M.D., is Chief of the Division of Neuro-oncology in the Department of Neurology, and Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Malkin is also on the active staff of Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, where he serves as Co-Chair of the Cancer Committee. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Neurology) and the American Academy of Neurology. In 2005 he received the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award from the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology