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Tumors of the Central Nervous System

Primary and Secondary

A novel concept that is reviewed and discussed in several chapters in the book alludes to the transport of drugs bound to red blood cells into the highly vascular CNS tumors - both primary and metastatic. Such a transport mechanism is unique and of significant therapeutic potential. It is hopeful that the novel information presented in this book will result in new approaches to the treatment CNS tumors.

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Tumors of the Central Nervous SystemPrimary and SecondaryEdited by Lee Roy Morgan

Published: June 11th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57014

ISBN: 978-953-51-1576-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7211-6

Copyright year: 2014

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12945 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. High Grade Glioma — Standard Approach, Obstacles and Future Directions

By Siddharth K. Joshi and Richard Zuniga


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2. Paediatric Brainstem Cancers — Where We Have Been; Where We Are; Where We Are Going

By Adrianna Ranger, Navjot Chaudhary and Jonathan Lau


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3. Spatial Relationships of MR Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography with Phenotype, Genotype and Tumor Stem Cell Generation in Glioblastoma Multiforme

By Davide Schiffer, Consuelo Valentini, Antonio Melcarne, Marta Mellai, Elena Prodi, Giovanna Carrara, Tetyana Denysenko, Carola Junemann, Cristina Casalone, Cristiano Corona, Valentina Caldera, Laura Annovazzi, Angela Piazzi, Paola Cassoni, Rebecca Senetta, Piercarlo Fania and Angelina Cistaro


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4. New Application of 123I-Iodoamphetamine SPECT for the Diagnosis of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

By Yasushi Shibata


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5. Biochemical and Surgical Aspects of Epilepsy Related to Brain Tumors — Appraising Redox Biology and Treatments

By Pinar Atukeren, Taner Tanriverdi and M. Ramazan Yigitoglu


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6. Alterations in TP53 gene – Implications in Tumorigenesis Process and Prognosis in Central Nervous System Cancer

By Igor Andrade Pessôa, Fabio P. Estumano da Silva, Nilson Praia Anselmo and Edivaldo Herculano C. de Oliveira


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7. Anti-Angiogenesis, Gene Therapy, and Immunotherapy in Malignant Gliomas

By Paula Province, Alexis Bashinski Shaefer, Benjamin McCullough and Hassan M Fathallah-Shaykh


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8. Erlotinib in Glioblastoma – A Current Clinical Perspective

By Georg Karpel-Massler and Marc-Eric Halatsch


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9. Comparative Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology for 4- demethyl-4-cholesteryloxycarbonylpenclomedine (DM-CHOCPEN) — A Potential Neuro-Alkylating Agent for Glioblastoma (GBM) and Metastatic Cancers Involving the Central Nervous System

By Lee Roy Morgan, Andrew H. Rodgers, Gerard Bastian, Edmund Benes, William S. Waud, Christopher Papagiannis, Dan Krietlow, Branko S. Jursic, Robert F. Struck, Gerald LaHoste, Melissa Thornton, Melody Luttrell, Edward Stevens and Rodger Thompson


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