Thoroughly revised to reflect the
latest advances in neurosurgery, radiation oncology, chemotherapy,
biological therapy, and the basic sciences, the Second Edition of this
highly acclaimed volume is the most comprehensive, current reference on
tumors of the central and peripheral nervous system. More than 100 of
the foremost authorities present multimodality treatment strategies for
specific tumor types and examine the mechanisms of tumorigenesis.
includes state-of-the-art information on image-guided surgery, local
delivery systems, intraoperative imaging, proton beam therapy,
conformal systems, radiosurgery, new drugs and biological agents, and
cell cycle deregulation and chromosomal abnormalities in tumorigenesis.
This edition contains over 400 illustrations.