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New Approaches to the Management of Primary and Secondary CNS Tumors

Several new concepts are reviewed and discussed in this book and allude to the transport of drugs bound to red blood cells into the vascular blood-brain barrier and into cancer cells. Such a transport system is novel and of potential therapeutic potential. It is the goal of this book to provide information and data that will be useful for others to develop new approaches for the management of CNS malignancies.

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New Approaches to the Management of Primary and Secondary CNS TumorsEdited by Lee Roy Morgan

Published: March 23rd 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63680

ISBN: 978-953-51-3052-9

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3051-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4893-7

Copyright year: 2017

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4 Web of Science Citations

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1. NeuroPharmacology: As Applied to Designing New Chemotherapeutic Agents

By Andrew H. Rodgers and Lee Roy Morgan


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2. Role of Pathologist in Driver of Treatment of CNS Tumors

By Serdar Altınay


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3. A Review of Current Radiation Therapies for the Treatment of Metastatic Brain Tumors

By Jonathan S. Hayman


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4. Managing CNS Tumors: The Nanomedicine Approach

By Juan Aparicio-Blanco and Ana-Isabel Torres-Suárez


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5. Phakomatoses and Their Tumors: Genetics and New Treatment Options

By Muhammad Taimur Malik, Mohammed Faraz Majeed and Scott G. Turner


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6. Current Management of Brain Metastases: Overview and Teaching Cases

By Karolyn Au, Ying Meng, Suganth Suppiah, Anick Nater, Rakesh Jalali and Gelareh Zadeh


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7. Advances in the Treatment of Primary Brain Tumors: The Realm of Immunotherapy

By Michael J. Strong and Marcus L. Ware


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8. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

By Mihnea Zdrenghea, Delia Dima, Ciprian Tomuleasa, Horia Bumbea and Cristina Bagacean


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9. Comparative Anticancer Activity in Human Tumor Xenograft Models, Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology for 4- Hydroperoxyifosfamide (HOOI): A Potential Neuro-Alkylating Agent for Primary and Metastatic Cancers Involving the Central Nervous System

By Lee Roy Morgan, Andrew H. Rodgers, Gerard Bastian, William S. Waud, Branko S. Jursic, Robert F. Struck, Gerald LaHoste and Edward Stevens


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