Primary Tumors of the Nervous System



  • © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.Primary tumors of the nervous system pose unique clinical challenges given their location and biology. This chapter summarizes the common molecular genetic alterations associated with these tumors, with particular emphasis on the genomic alterations associated with neurofibromatosis, astrocytomas, glioblastomas, oligodendrogliomas, neuroectodermal tumors, schwannomas, and meningiomas.
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    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9780128012383