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Astrocytomas: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Biology Peter McLaren Black

Astrocytomas: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Biology

Peter McLaren Black

Published February 1st 1993
ISBN : 9780865422179
Hardcover
320 pages
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 About the Book 

Astrocytomas are star-shaped brain tumours which commonly affect both children and adults. They are difficult to treat as surgery tends to remove the central portion, leaving the points of the star behind. However, recent advances in theirMoreAstrocytomas are star-shaped brain tumours which commonly affect both children and adults. They are difficult to treat as surgery tends to remove the central portion, leaving the points of the star behind. However, recent advances in their treatment have been considerable, and this book draws together experts from both the clinical and research realms to provide a comprehensive study of their formation and management