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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Systems analysis points to links between Toxoplasma infection and common brain diseases
Sep 13, 2017
Infection with Toxoplasma gondii may alter, and in some cases amplify, several brain disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases as well as some cancers.
New brain cancer drug targets revealed
Jul 05, 2017
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and The Cleveland Clinic find that targeting the stress response may be better at slowing tumor growth than targeting cell proliferation in glioblastoma, which opens up a new avenue for therapeutic development. The study is published in Nature.
Study describes changes to structural brain networks after radiotherapy for brain tumors
Jun 26, 2017
Researchers compared the thickness of brain cortex in patients with brain tumors before and after radiation therapy and found significant dose-dependent changes in the structural properties of cortical neural networks, at both the local and global level. These alterations may have a role in the delayed cognitive impairment experienced by many patients after brain radiotherapy.
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Acoustic neurinoma
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Neurofibromatosis
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