By Herbert B. Newton, Mark G. Malkin
Neurological issues of Systematic melanoma and Antineoplastic treatment provides an in-depth assessment of universal manifestations on the topic of neurology that ensue in sufferers with systemic melanoma. those contain mind metastases, spinal twine compression, cerebrovascular occasions, and leptomeningeal ailment. The e-book additionally discusses much less universal problems comparable to paraneoplastic issues 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 issues
- CNS infections
- Neurological issues of immunotherapy and bone marrow transplants
Additional chapters overview difficulties on the topic of every one particular tumor variety, resembling breast, lung, and colorectal, in addition to gynecological melanoma, genitourinary melanoma, and malignant cancer. The publication additionally discusses neurological problems on the topic of remedies comparable to radiation and chemotherapy.
Bringing scientific trial wisdom from the bench to the bedside, this quantity is a necessary reference for the training oncologist and neurologist.