Neurological Complications of Systemic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy
  • Author : Herbert B. Newton
  • Release Date : 15 March 2022
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 680
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128219775
  • Total Download : 741
  • File Size : 45,5 Mb

Neurological Complications of Systemic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy PDF Summary

Neurological Complications of Systematic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy, Second Edition provides an expanded, updated and in-depth review of common manifestations related to neurology that occur in patients with systemic cancer. These include brain metastases, spinal cord compression, cerebrovascular events, and leptomeningeal disease. The book also discusses neurological complications related to treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy and is an essential reference for the practicing neurologist and oncologist. Sections in this new release cover the pathophysiology and molecular biology of cancer and the metastatic phenotype, Metastatic spread to cranial and peripheral nerves and brachial and lumbosacral plexuses, Metabolic and nutritional disorders, CNS infections, Neurological complications of immunotherapy and bone marrow transplants, Neurological complications of new molecular agents and immuno-modulatory drugs, and more. Summarizes the neurologic effects of both cancer and cancer treatment Provides scientific and clinical information relevant to research and treatment Identifies neurological complications by tumor type and tumor therapy Covers GI, lung, breast, gynecological, head and neck cancers, and more Includes radiotherapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and new drugs Contains melanoma, lymphoma, sarcoma, myeloma, leukemia, and more