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Russell & Rubinstein's Pathology of Tumors of the Nervous System 7Ed

7th Edition

By Roger McLendon, Marc Rosenblum, Darell Bigner

CRC Press

1,104 pages

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This is the leading international professional reference text that also serves as a bench book, describing all aspects of the pathology of brain tumours - genetics, molecular biology, epidemiology, morphology, immunohistochemistry, diagnostic criteria and prognosis. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout and comprehensively referenc

Table of Contents

Classification of tumors of the nervous system Epidemiology of brain tumors: incidence, survivial and risk factors Nervous system tumors and atomic bomb experience of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Diffuse astrocytoma Anaplastic astrocytoma Astrocytoma of brain Stem Astrocytomas of the spinal cord Glioblastoma multiforme Pilocytic astrocytoma and pilomyxoid astrocytomas Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas Astroblastoma Oligodendrogliomas Anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and mixed gliomas Ependymomas, subependymomas, myxopapillary ependymomas Monomorphous angiocentric glioma/angiocentric neuroepithelial tumor Chordoid glioma of III ventricle Choroid plexus tumors Medulloblastoma Cerebellar liponeurocytoma Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy Olfactory neuroblastoma Medulloepitheliomas SPNET - neuroblastomas, ganglioneuroblastoma, malignant neuroblastic-glial tumors and ependymoblastomas Ganglion Cell Tumors: gangliocytoma, ganglioglioma and anaplastic ganglioglioma Desmoplastic infantile astrocytoma/desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma Extraventricular neurocytomas and unconventional glioneuronal tumors Central neurocytoma Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor Dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum (Lhermittea��Duclos disease) Hypothalamic neuronal hamartoma Paragangliomas of the spine and skull base Tumours of pineal parenchymal and glial cells Meningiomas Solitary fibrous tumors Primary meningeal sarcoma Hemangiopericytoma C

About the Authors

Roger McLendon MD, Professor of Pathology, and Chief, Section of Neuropathology Dept of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Darell Bigner MD PhD Edwin L Jones Jr & Lucille Jones Cancer Research Professor of Pathology (Neuropathology), and Vice Chairman for Investigative Pathology, and Director Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Marc Rosenblum MD Chairman of Department of Pathology, Chief of Neuropathology and Autopsy Service, James Ewing Alumni Chair of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pathology