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Title Oligodendroglioma : clinical presentation, pathology, molecular biology, imaging, and treatment / edited by Nina A. Paleologos, Herbert B. Newton.
Imprint London : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 24, 2019).
Subject Oligodendroglia.
Nervous system -- Tumors.
Brain -- Tumors.
Oligodendroglioma -- diagnosis.
Oligodendroglioma -- pathology.
Oligodendroglioma -- therapy.
Biomarkers, Tumor.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents <B>SECTION I. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND QUALITY OF LIFE<br></b>1. Clinical Presentation in Adults -- Brain<br>2. Clinical Presentation of Spinal Oligodendrogliomas<br>3. Oligodendrogliomas -- Atypical Clinical Presentations<br>4. Clinical Presentation of Pediatric Oligodendrogliomas<br>5. Seizures & Oligo's<br>6. Living with Oligodendroglioma<br><b><br>SECTION II. PATHOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY</b><br>7. Origin and Development of Oligodendroglioma<br>8. Pathology and Molecular Biology Oligo's<br>9. The role of biomarkers in the diagnosis and treatment of oligodendrogliomas<br>10. Prospects of translational proteomics and protein microarrays in oligodendroglioma<br>11. Pathology of Pediatric Oligodendroglioma <br><b><br>SECTION III. NEURO-IMAGING</b> <br>12. CT Imaging of Oligodendroglioma<br>13. Routine and Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Oligodendrogliomas<br>14. Advanced [11C] Methionine and [18F] FDG Positron Emission Tomography for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow Up of Oligodendrogliomas<br>15. Neuroimaging of Pediatric Oligodendrogliomas<br><b><br>SECTION IV. SURGICAL THERAPY</b><br>16. Oligodendrogliomas: Basic Techniques in Surgery<br>17. Oligodendrogliomas: Advanced Techniques in Surgery<br>18. Surgical management of 1p/19q co-deleted oligodendrogliomas WHO grade II and III<br>19. Surgical Results in Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma (AO) and Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma (AOA)<br>20. Surgical Management of Pediatric Oligodendroglioma<br><b><br>SECTION V. RADIATION THERAPY</b> <br>21. Basic Principles of Brain Tumor Radiotherapy<br>22. Standard External Beam Radiation Therapy for Oligodendroglioma<br>23. Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the management of Oligodendroglioma<br>24. Proton Beam Therapy for Oligodendroglioma <br>25. Interstitial Brachytherapy treatment for Oligodendrogliomas<br>26. The Role of Radiation in Pediatric Oligodendrogliomas<br><b><br>SECTION VI. CHEMOTHERAPY AND IMMUNOTHERAPY</b><br>27. Basic Principles of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy<br>28. The use of PCV Chemotherapy in Oligodendrogliomas<br>29. Temozolomide Chemotherapy for Oligodendroglial Tumors<br>30. Miscellaneous Chemotherapy Approaches to Oligodendroglial Tumors<br>31. Molecular Therapy for Oligodendrogliomas<br>32. Bevacizumab for Recurrent Anaplastic Oligodendroglial Tumors<br>33. Pediatric Oligodendroglioma<br>34. Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Glioma
Summary Oligodendroglioma: Clinical Presentation, Pathology, Molecular Biology, Imaging, and Treatment features the latest "cutting-edge" molecular biology, molecular therapeutics, imaging, immunotherapy, and research methods on the topic of oligodendrogliomas. The most detailed and comprehensive resource on the subject, it provides up-to-date information on clinical presentation, pathology, molecular biology, and treatment methods, including immunotherapy. This book is a critical for students, physicians and researchers in the fields of neuroscience, neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, and others working in research or with patients.
Other Author Paleologos, Nina A., editor.
Newton, Herbert B., editor.
Other Title Print version : 9780128131589