Brain Tumors: Pathology and its Biological Correlates

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Springer, Mar 9, 2013 - Medical - 595 pages
The purpose and goal of this work it to present the pathology of brain tumors interpreted by its biological correlates. Furthermore, better understanding of the many oncological and neuropathological problems of brain tumors as well as better understanding of neuro-imaging prognostic problems.
 

Contents

Cytogenesis of the Central Nervous System
1
Factors of the Transformation Process
14
Metastases
24
Experimental Tumors
28
Antigens of Phenotypic Expression and Differentiation Markers
44
Pathology of the HostTumor Interaction 5559
59
Classification and Nosography of Neuroepithelial Tumors
79
Anaplasia Cell Proliferation Metastasis
89
Embryonal Tumors
241
Glomus Tumors Paraganglioma
268
Tumors of the Meninges
285
Mesenchymal Tumors
330
Vascular Tumors
339
Tumors and Dysontogenetic Lesions
349
Phacomatosis and Dysgenetic Syndromes
405
Lymphomas
411

Descriptive Epidemiology of Primary Nervous System Tumors
106
Astrocytic Tumors
111
Oligodendroglial Tumors
181
Ependymal Tumors
193
Choroid Plexus Tumors
217
Pineal Gland Tumors
231
Biological Basis of Therapies
430
Effects of Treatment on Brain Tumors and Normal Nervous Tissue
443
References
456
Subject Index 589
588
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