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Main Title Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 1 Gliomas: Glioblastoma (Part 1) / [electronic resource] :
Author Hayat, M. A.
Publisher Springer Netherlands,
Year Published 2011
Call Number RC261-271
ISBN 9789400703445
Subjects Medicine ; Oncology ; Radiology, Medical ; Neurosurgery ; Pathology
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation XXII, 434 p. online resource.
Notes Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes The most recent developments in diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of Gliomas (Glioblastoma) in the brain are presented. The importance of personalized medicine and clinical validation for targeted therapy are discussed. The identification of various types of biomarkers is included. The identification and validation of brain cancer (glioblastoma) genes are discussed. Role of cancer stem cells in the initiation, progression, and persistence of malignant gliomas is explained. The use of surgical resection, chemotherapy (e.g., temozolomide), immunotherapy, and radiotherapy for malignant glioblastoma are pointed out. Standard (established) as well as newer imaging modalities (proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy) are discussed.
Place Published Dordrecht
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Title Ser Add Ent Tumors of the Central Nervous System ; 1
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2011
Series Title Untraced Tumors of the Central Nervous System ; 1
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20130726155308
Language eng
OCLC Rec Leader 02364nam a22005175i 45