By Herbert B. Newton, Mark G. Malkin
Neurological issues of Systematic melanoma and Antineoplastic remedy provides an in-depth assessment of universal manifestations on the topic of neurology that happen in sufferers with systemic melanoma. those comprise mind metastases, spinal wire compression, cerebrovascular occasions, and leptomeningeal disorder. The ebook additionally discusses much less universal problems resembling paraneoplastic problems and neoplastic plexopathy.
- The pathophysiology and molecular biology of melanoma and the metastatic phenotype
- Metastatic unfold to cranial and peripheral nerves and brachial and lumbosacral plexuses
- Metabolic and dietary problems
- CNS infections
- Neurological issues of immunotherapy and bone marrow transplants
Additional chapters overview difficulties with regards to every one particular tumor style, similar to breast, lung, and colorectal, in addition to gynecological melanoma, genitourinary melanoma, and malignant cancer. The ebook additionally discusses neurological problems relating to remedies reminiscent of radiation and chemotherapy.
Bringing medical trial wisdom from the bench to the bedside, this quantity is a vital reference for the working towards oncologist and neurologist.