Author | Fred H. Hochberg, MD

Articles

Chemotherapy for Brain Tumors

April 01, 1998

Traditionally, cytotoxic drugs have played a limited role in the treatment of brain tumors, but important advances in chemotherapy have occurred during the past decade. Certain central nervous system (CNS) malignancies are

Book Review:Contemporary Neurology--Neurologic Complications of Cancer, Volume 45

February 01, 1996

The latest addition to the Contemporary Neurology series, devoted to the neurologic complications of cancer, is authored solely by Dr. Posner. Although this book has been written for both the student and trained professional, who can quickly adapt to the definitive nature of the tables, diagrams, and clinical approaches, it is likely to be most appealing to the neuro-oncologic specialist.

Commentary (Hochberg/Cher): Current Management of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

January 01, 1995

Dr. DeAngelis provides a succinct analysis of primary central nervous system lymphoma and its management. This malignancy remains a puzzle because of its unusual behavior, being widely disseminated within the CNS, and yet rarely involving the systemic compartment. Patients who develop primary central nervous system lymphoma need to be divided into two groups: Those who are immunocompetent and those who are immunocompromised, including patients with HIV infection and transplantation recipients.