NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Brain Cancer - Gliomas
[OFFICIAL CURRENT VERSION] From the medical leaders of 27 of the world's most renowned cancer centers united under the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), comes this essential guide to Brain Cancer-Gliomas. Adapted from clinical treatment guidelines used by physicians and oncology professionals around the world, these NCCN Guidelines for Patients® are packed with the latest information, treatment innovations, and resources about Brian Cancer–Gliomas. Each patient-friendly chapter prepares patients and caregivers to talk with their doctors and make treatment decisions. Let this authoritative handbook be your guide! Part 1–Glioma Basics: Explains the types of gliomas. Part 2–Test and treatment overview: Briefly describes the tests and treatments used for gliomas. Part 3–Treatment guide: Astrocytomas and glioblastomas: Presents treatment options for these types of gliomas. Part 4–Treatment guide: Oligodendrogliomas and oligoastrocytomas: Presents treatment options for these types of gliomas. Part 5–Treatment guide: Ependymomas: Presents treatment options for these types of gliomas. Part 6–Making treatment decisions: Offers tips for choosing the best treatment. A complete glossary with dictionary and acronyms completes this book.