Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Molecular Considerations and Evolving Surgical Management Issues in the Treatment of Patients with a Brain Tumor

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Terry Lichtor
Terry Lichtor

Rush University Medical Center,
United States of America

Published25 March 2015

Doi10.5772/58501

ISBN978-953-51-2031-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7235-2

Copyright year2015

Number of pages434

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Understanding Mitochondrial DNA in Brain Tumorigenesis

By Abdul Aziz Mohamed Yusoff, Farizan Ahmad, Zamzuri Idris, Hasnan Jaafar and Jafri Malin Abdullah

2,097
2. Systems Biology of Glioblastoma Multiforme

By Caroline Agha, Hannah C. Machemehl and Hassan M. Fathallah- Shaykh

1,669
3. Tumor Microenvironment — Perivascular and Perinecrotic Niches

By Davide Schiffer, Marta Mellai, Laura Annovazzi, Cristina Casalone and Paola Cassoni

1,946
2
4. Brain Tumor Metabolism — Unraveling Its Role in Finding New Therapeutic Targets

By Vera Miranda Gonçalves, Fátima Baltazar and Rui Manuel Reis

2,285
2
5. BMI Transcription Factor as a Novel Target for the Treatment of Brain Tumors

By Mohammad M. Hossain, Bárbara Meléndez, Juan A. Rey, Javier S. Castresana and Mehdi H. Shahi

1,709
6. Metalloproteinases in Brain Tumors

By Krzysztof Siemianowicz, Wirginia Likus and Jarosław Markowski

1,679
1
7. Radiation-Induced Glioma

By Ryuya Yamanaka and Azusa Hayano

1,691
2
8. Radiation-Induced Brain Injury After Radiotherapy for Brain Tumor

By Zhihua Yang, Shoumin Bai, Beibei Gu, Shuling Peng, Wang Liao and Jun Liu

3,819
8
13. Imaging of Brain Tumours

By Mike Fay, Chris Bell, Nick Dowson, Simon Puttick and Stephen Rose

1,599
14. Clinical Trials in Glioblastoma — Designs and Challenges

By Helen Madsen, Justin E. Hellwinkel and Michael W. Graner

1,756
4
15. Clinical Presentation of Brain Tumors

By Christie Adams, Joan Sullivan and Todd W. Vitaz

2,041
1
16. Immune Modulation by Tumor-Derived Extracellular Vesicles in Glioblastoma

By Justin E. Hellwinkel, Helen Madsen and Michael Graner

1,819
3
19. Cannabidiol and Cancer — An Overview of the Preclinical Data

By Marta Solinas, Valentina Cinquina and Daniela Parolaro

2,971
5

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