Neuro-Oncology

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In The Spotlight

Paraneoplastic syndromes
Report on the 2017 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting
Report on the 2018 AACR Neuro Tumor Club Annual Meeting

Hemispheric Tumors

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Brain metastases
Central neurocytoma
Dermoid and epidermoid tumors
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor
Ganglioglioma
Glioblastoma and diffuse astrocytoma, IDH wildtype
Hemispheric low-grade gliomas and neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumors of childhood
Low-grade gliomas
Neurofibromatosis 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Oligodendroglioma
Pilocytic astrocytoma in adults
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
Primary CNS lymphoma
Supratentorial malignant gliomas of childhood

Diencephalic & Pituitary Tumors

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Brain metastases
Central neurocytoma
CNS germinoma
Craniopharyngioma
Ganglioglioma
Glioblastoma and diffuse astrocytoma, IDH wildtype
Hemispheric low-grade gliomas and neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumors of childhood
Intracranial nongerminomatous germ cell tumors
Lipomas of the nervous system
Meningiomas
Neurofibromatosis 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
Oligodendroglioma
Pilocytic astrocytoma in adults
Pituitary adenoma
Pituitary apoplexy
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
Primary CNS lymphoma
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
Glioblastoma and diffuse astrocytoma, IDH wildtype
Hemangioblastoma
Leptomeningeal metastasis
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Neurofibromatosis 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
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 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 1 and intracranial neoplasms of childhood
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
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
Leukemia: neurologic complications
Neoplastic and infectious aneurysms
Radiation myelopathy
Radiation plexopathy
Radiation: CNS complications
Sequelae of treatment 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

Anti-LGI1 encephalitis
Cerebellar mutism
Molecular diagnosis of brain tumors
Neurofibromatosis 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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News

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Patient Handouts

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Brain tumors: symptoms and diagnosis
Brain tumors: tumor types
Neurofibromatosis
Neurofibromatosis (Spanish)
Vestibular schwannoma

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Ganglioglioma (MRI)
Ganglioglioma (operative appearance)
Ganglioglioma in 14-year-old boy (MRI)
Multifocal primary central nervous system lymphoma (MRI)