Brain tumors

Rebecca M. Brown, Adília Hormigo

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This chapter reviews the most common adult brain tumors: metastases, meningiomas, and gliomas. Attention is given to key presenting symptoms, neurologic signs, helpful imaging findings, molecular markers, and up-to-date diagnostic imaging modalities and treatment paradigms. Standard of care guidelines for resection, chemotherapy, and radiation are given as well as data supporting the benefit of tumor treatment fields (TTFields).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOncology
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781119189596
ISBN (Print)9781119189558
StatePublished - Aug 30 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Anaplastic
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain metastases
  • GBM
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Leptomeningeal
  • Meningioma
  • Oligodendroglial
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pilocytic
  • Temozolomide
  • TTFields

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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