Central nervous system emergencies

Kevin P. McMullen, Edward G. Shaw, Volker W. Stieber

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Emergency management of central nervous system malignancies is an unfortunate reality facing the oncologist. Although expeditious treatment is certainly the cornerstone of management, the astute clinician should carefully weigh a combination of multidisciplinary therapeutic options to ensure optimal outcome for the patient, with an eye toward both treatment sequelae and anticipation of future need for further treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOncology
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)0387242910, 9780387242910
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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McMullen, K. P., Shaw, E. G., & Stieber, V. W. (2006). Central nervous system emergencies. In Oncology: An Evidence-Based Approach (pp. 1308-1320). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-31056-8_71