By Patrick Wen MD, David Schiff MD

In 2007, among 40.000 and 50,000 humans within the usa may be clinically determined with fundamental mind tumors, nearly all of whom may be adults. thrice this quantity will advance metastatic mind tumors from melanoma originating in other places within the physique. This factor of Neurologic Clinics comprises the next articles: Epidemiology of mind Tumors (Wrensch, Claus); Molecular Pathogenesis of mind Tumors and the position of Stem Cells (Ligon, Kesari); Advances in Neuroimaging of mind Tumors (Henson); scientific administration of mind Tumor sufferers (Schiff, Wen); Advances in Neurosurgery for mind Tumors (Shaffrey); Advances in Radiation treatment for mind Tumors (Mehta); Novel cures for mind Tumors (Wen, Schiff); Anaplastic Astrocytomas and Glioblastomas (Reardon); Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas and Anaplastic Oligoastrocytomas (Van Den Bent); Low-Grade Gliomas (Lang, Gilbert); mind Metastases (Deangelis); Benign mind Tumors (Link); fundamental CNS Lymphoma (Abrey); and Genetic factors of mind Tumors (Plotkin).

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