By C. C. Tijssen (auth.), M. Chatel, F. Darcel, J. Pecker (eds.)
The foreign assembly on mind Oncology in Rennes was once organised in honor of Jean Pecker, to pay tribute to his contribution to the improvement of neurological sciences and to take inventory of the present nation of data on mind tumors, a site within which the position of neurosurgery has been and should stay primordial. in the course of the two-day convention, the most important topics of mind oncology reviews, either basic and scientific, have been tested: oncogenesis, tumoral markers and immunology, metabolic and analysis imaging, prognostic components and healing ideas. the big quantity and prime quality of participations led to a surely man made view of present advances in study, of which this publication offers the necessities. now we have tried either to maintain the richness of medical exchanges which happened and to put up a good many oral and poster communications. The booklet respects the association of convention periods, and hence displays the significance accorded to glial tumor experiences. this can appear disproportionate given their frequency of prevalence in percentage to overall numbers of intracranial tumor approaches, yet their gravity and quasi-total resistance to present healing tools are plentiful justification. in addition, this is often the area within which hopes of development are commencing to look, and it's changing into attainable to envisage therapy in keeping with lately proven basic knowledge.
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