The Essential Guide to Managing Tumors of the Central Nervous System

New York, NY, August 14, 2014 --( "Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials, Third Edition," recently published by Thieme, is a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental science and core clinical concepts behind the successful multidisciplinary management of patients with brain and spine tumors. Among the updates to this new edition are eight new chapter topics, including: Endoscopic Approaches, Pediatric Supratentorial Tumors, and Neuro-Oncology in the Developing World. The book begins with basic science, progresses to clinical applications, and includes a robust section on specific tumor types.

“We believe this book has greatly improved on the first two editions and that it will become a useful resource for the many hard-working physicians engaged in the challenging job of managing patients with tumors involving the neurologic system … We sincerely hope both the learning of neuro-oncology and its practice are facilitated by this book.” – From the Author Preface

This new edition is an invaluable reference for all neurosurgeons, neurologists, and oncologists, as well as residents and fellows, and it will be a treasured volume in their medical libraries for years to come.

Neuro-Oncology: The Essentials
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2014
616 pp, 377 illustrations
ISBN: 9781604068832
eBook - Available from, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781604068849

About the Authors

Mark Bernstein BSc, MD, MHSc, FRCSC, is The Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair in International Surgery, and Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mitchel S. Berger, MD, is the Belle and Bertold Guggenheim Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of the Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit
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