Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology series, the Oxford Textbook of Neuro-Oncology covers the pathophysiology, diagnosis, classification, and management of tumours of the nervous system. The book provides a comprehensive overview of tumoursubtypes, in accordance with WHO classifications, along with management plans for adult and paediatric populations. The international team of co-editors ensures that expert commentaries on existing and wide-reaching diagnostic and treatment guidelines (including NCCN and ESMO) are accessible by a global audience.
◾A globally relevant and comprehensive text with an easy-to-update online version in order to keep pace with new developments in this rapidly changing field.
◾Written by an international team of co-editors, with chapters arranged in accordance with the widely accepted WHO classification of tumour subtypes.
◾A comprehensive overview of each of the tumour subtypes, with management plans for both adult and paediatric populations.
1: The 2016 revision of the WHO classification of tumours of the central nervous system, Paul Kleihues, Elisabeth Rushing, and Hiroko Ohgaki
2: Astrocytoma subtypes of children and adults: Pilocytic astrocytoma, pleomorphic xantoastrocytoma, and subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, Brian O'Neill, Jeffrey Allen, Mitchell S. Berger, and Rolf-Dieter Kortmann
3: Diffuse astrocytoma, anaplastic astrocytoma, glioblastoma, and gliomatosis cerebri, Michael Weller, Michael Brada, Tai-Tong Wong, and Michael A. Vogelbaum
4: Oligodendroglial tumours, Wolfgang Wick, Colin Watts, and Minesh P. Mehta
5: Ependymal tumours, Mark R. Gilbert and Roberta Ruda
6: Choroid plexus tumours, Maria Santos, Eric Bouffet, Carolyn Freeman, and Mark M. Souweidane
7: Astroblastoma, angiocentric glioma, and chordoid glioma, Martin J. van den Bent, Frederic Dhermain, and Walter Stummer
8: Neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumours, Riccardo Soffietti, Hugues Duffau, Glenn Bauman, and David Walker
9: Embryonal and pineal tumours, Roger E. Taylor, Barry L. Pizer, Alba A. Brandes, and Stephen Lowis
10: Tumours of the cranial nerves, Joerg-Christian Tonn and Douglas Kondziolka
11: Management of meningiomas, Rakesh Jalali, Patrick Y. Wen, and Takamitsu Fujimaki
12: Other tumours of the meninges, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Sith Sathornsumetee, and Charles Teo
13: Lymphomas and hematopoietic neoplasms, Tracy Batchelor, Oussama Abla, Zhong-ping Chen, Dennis C. Shrieve, and Samar Issa
14: Germ cell tumours, Claire Alapetite, Takaaki Yanagisawa, and Ryo Nishikawa
15: Familial tumour syndromes-A, Scott R. Plotkin, Jaclyn A. Biegel, David Malkin, Robert Martuza, and D. Gareth Evans
16: Familial tumour syndromes-B (von Hippel-Lindau disease), Hiroshi Kanno and Joachim P. Steinbach
17: Tuberous sclerosis complex, Howard Weiner and Peter B. Crino
18: The multidisciplinary management of pituitary disorders, Edward R. Laws, Jr., Whitney W. Woodmansee, and Jay S. Loeffler
19: Metastatic brain tumours, Matthias Preusser, Gabriele Schackert, and Brigitta G. Baumert
20: Metastatic tumours - Spinal cord, plexus, peripheral nerve, David Schiff, Jonathan Sherman, and Paul D. Brown
21: Neoplastic meningitis: Metastases to the leptomeninges and cerebrospinal fluid, Marc C. Chamberlain, Stephanie E. Combs, and Soichiro Shibui
Edited by Tracy Batchelor, Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Ryo Nishikawa, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuro-Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan, Nancy Tarbell, CC Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, and Michael Weller, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, University Hospital and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland