Neuro-Oncology

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Paraneoplastic syndromes

Hemispheric Tumors

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Brain metastases
Central neurocytoma
Dermoid and epidermoid tumors
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor
Ganglioglioma
Low-grade astrocytoma in adults
Malignant astrocytomas
Neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Oligodendroglioma and oligoastrocytoma
Pilocytic astrocytoma in adults
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
Primary CNS lymphoma
Supratentorial hemispheric low-grade gliomas of childhood
Supratentorial malignant gliomas of childhood

Diencephalic & Pituitary Tumors

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Brain metastases
Central neurocytoma
Craniopharyngioma
Ganglioglioma
Germinoma
Intracranial nongerminoma germ cell tumors
Lipomas
Low-grade astrocytoma in adults
Malignant astrocytomas
Meningiomas
Neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Oligodendroglioma and oligoastrocytoma
Pilocytic astrocytoma in adults
Pituitary adenoma
Pituitary apoplexy
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
Primary CNS lymphoma
Supratentorial hemispheric low-grade gliomas of childhood
Visual pathway gliomas

Posterior Fossa Tumors

Brain metastases
Brainstem gliomas in adults
Brainstem gliomas in childhood
Central neurocytoma
Cerebellar astrocytoma
Dermoid and epidermoid tumors
Ependymoma
Hemangioblastoma
Leptomeningeal metastasis
Low-grade astrocytoma in adults
Malignant astrocytomas
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
Sporadic schwannomas and neurofibromas
Vestibular schwannoma
Von Hippel-Lindau disease

Extraaxial Intracranial & Ventricular Tumors

Arachnoid cyst
Calvarial, skull base, dural, and nasopharyngeal metastases
Central neurocytoma
Chordoma
Choroid plexus tumors of childhood
Colloid cysts
Craniopharyngioma
Dermoid and epidermoid tumors
Ependymoma
Meningiomas
Neurofibromatosis type 2
Sporadic schwannomas and neurofibromas
Tumors of the skull base
Vestibular schwannoma
Visual pathway gliomas

Tumors Spreading Through the CSF

Ependymoma
Leptomeningeal metastasis
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Neurolymphomatosis

Spinal & Nerve Tumors

Central neurocytoma
Intramedullary spinal cord metastatic tumors
Leptomeningeal metastasis
Metastatic epidural spinal cord compression
Nerve plexus metastases
Neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Neurolymphomatosis
Spinal astrocytoma
Spinal ependymoma
Spinal meningioma
Sporadic schwannomas and neurofibromas

Neurologic Complications of Cancer & Its Treatment

Cancer pain
Cerebrovascular complications of cancer
Chemotherapy: neurologic complications
Gene therapy of glioblastoma multiforme
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
Leukemia: neurologic complications
Neoplastic and infectious aneurysms
Radiation myelopathy
Radiation plexopathy
Radiation: CNS complications
Sequelae of treatments of CNS tumors

Treatment Information

Brain metastases: considerations for surgical and radiosurgical treatment
Presurgical embolization of tumors of the brain, head and neck, and spinal cord

Related Topics

Cerebellar mutism
Molecular diagnosis of brain tumors
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Opsoclonus-myoclonus
Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration
Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis
Paraneoplastic opsoclonus in adults
Paraneoplastic retinopathy
Paraneoplastic sensory neuronopathy
Paraneoplastic syndromes
Turcot syndrome

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Glioblastoma patients may benefit from a vaccine-chemotherapy combination
Apr 14, 2017
A study led by Duke Unversity researchers, published in Clinical Cancer Research, finds that a vaccine targeting cytomegalovirus antigen pp65, combined with high-dose chemotherapy (temozolomide), improved both progression-free survival and overall survival for a small group of glioblastoma patients.
New genetic risk factors identify 2 distinct glioma subtypes
Mar 27, 2017
An international consortium of glioma researchers confirmed 13 previously identified markers and uncovered 13 new genetic markers associated with glioma. The study was, for the first time, able to assess a clear difference between the profiles of the genetic risk factors of high-grade glioblastoma versus low-grade glioma. Results are published in Nature Genetics.
Study finds no evidence of common herpes type virus in aggressive brain cancer tissue
Feb 28, 2017
In a rigorous study of tumor tissue collected from 125 patients with aggressive brain cancers, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have found no evidence of cytomegalovirus infection and conclude that a link between the 2 diseases, as claimed by earlier reports, likely does not exist.
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Acoustic neurinoma
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