3 edition of Cancer of the nervous system found in the catalog.
Cancer of the nervous system
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Peter McL. Black, Jay S. Loeffler.|
|Contributions||Black, Peter McL., Loeffler, Jay S.|
|LC Classifications||RC280.N43 C37 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 935 p. :|
|Number of Pages||935|
|LC Control Number||96033386|
Studies have demonstrated that the nervous system facilitates development of tumor metastasis by modulating metastatic cascades through the release of neural-related factors from nerve endings such as neurotrophins, neurotransmitters and neuropeptides [27,28,29].The process of metastasis formation involves tumor cells breaking away from the primary tumor and overcoming the Cited by: Primary CNS lymphoma begins in the nervous system and is confined to the brain, spine, cerebrospinal fluid (the liquid around the brain and spinal cord), and eyes. Secondary CNS lymphoma begins in another part of the body and later spreads to the nervous system.
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Brain and spinal cord cancers (CNS) are relatively uncommon but not rare conditions that we clinicians must face with an understanding of natural history and treatment options. The credible authors of this text have compiled an excellent overview.4/5(1).
Cancer in the Nervous System, Second Edition is a unique text for practicing physicians, physicians-in-training, and other health care professionals who work with cancer patients. It is an edited book composed of integrated chapters on the management of specific cancers that affect the brain and spinal cord, the secondary effects of systemic cancers on the central and peripheral nervous system, the Author: Victor A.
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Cancer of the Nervous System, Second Edition contains over illustrations. Presents the latest understanding of Central Nervous System (CNS) cancer Supports the diagnosis, therapy and prognosis of brain tumors and spinal cord tumors Contributes to progress of medicine, building a more complete understanding of CNS cancer.
Offering a well-rounded overview of CNS cancers and best practices for rehabilitation of the cancer patient, Central Nervous System Cancer Rehabilitation provides succinct, easy-to-digest coverage for practicing and trainee physiatrists, as well as physical and occupational concise resource by Dr.
Adrian Cristian begins with an introduction to CNS cancers and progresses to. According to the World’s Health Organization definition, primary central nervous system lymphoma refers to those cases confined to the CNS parenchyma, dura, leptomeninges, cranial nerves, and spinal cord or the intraocular compartment in immunocompetent : Keva Green, Jeffery P.
Hogg. This book is based on a training presentation prepared in part by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) and supported by contract from the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFile Size: 2MB.
Cancer with extension to the orbit, meninges, sinuses, or base of the skull. Nervous system. (See K6.) A. Primary central nervous system (CNS; that is brain and spinal cord) cancers, as described in 1,2 or 3: 1.
Glioblastoma multiforme, ependymoblastoma, and diffuse intrinsic brain stem gliomas (see K6a). Cancer of the nervous system might affect the eye. Cancer that affects the retina is called retinoblastoma, and cancer that affects the optic nerve is known as optic nerve lastomas are cancer cells located in the adrenal medulla nerve cells of the body or other nervous system tissues such as the adrenal glands, around the spinal cord or in the abdomen.
Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a severe and distressing form of fatigue that is often not alleviated by rest. Individuals describe a general sense of tiredness and associated functional deficits. CRF varies according to diagnosis, but patients with central nervous system.
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Cancer in the nervous system. Summary: This work comprises chapters on the management of specific cancers that affect the brain and spinal cord, the secondary effects of systematic cancers on the nervous system, the psychosocial impact of cancer, the rehabilitation of the cancer patient, and the control of pain in the patient.
Considered one of the most devastating and frightening of all cancers, cancers of the central nervous system (CNS) attack the complex organs that control not only the CNS but also the peripheral nervous system and many of the voluntary and involuntary body systems, with 20%–40% of CNS cancers metastasizing to the brain.
Number of New Cases and Deaths perThe number of new cases of brain and other nervous system cancer was permen and women per year. The number of deaths was permen and women per year. These rates are age-adjusted and. Inherited tumor syndromes involving the nervous system are dealt with in a separate chapter, combining diagnostic criteria, pathology and genetics.
From inside the book What people are saying. Cancers of the nervous system and cancer treatment-related pain present unique challenges, including multiple cell types, the blood-brain barrier, and chronic pain.
The study of the basic biology of the nervous system and of cancers of the nervous system will inform better treatments. Nervous system problems can develop after some types of cancer or cancer treatment. Sometimes nervous system problems happen as a late effect of treatments for cancer during childhood.
The nervous system. The nervous system is made up of the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS). Central nervous system. Peripheral nerve invasion provides another pathway for the spread of cancer cells when blood and lymphatic metastases are absent, which is based on the interactions between the microenvironments of nerve fibers and tumor cells.
The nervous system also modulates angiogenesis, the tumor microenvironment, bone marrow, Cited by: The previous two editions of the Human Nervous System have been the standard reference for the anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous system of the human.
The work has attracted nearly 2, citations, demonstrating that it has a major influence in the field of neuroscience.The central nervous system (CNS) is made up of the brain and spinal cord.
The brain controls most body functions, including awareness, movements, sensations, thoughts, speech and memory. The spinal cord is connected to the brain at the brainstem and is covered by the vertebrae of the spine.
Nerves exit the spinal cord to both sides of the body.