Rimas V. Lukas, MD | Authors

Articles

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma-PART 2: Modern Therapeutic Management and Future Directions

February 15, 2018

In Part 2 of this review article, we discuss the management of primary CNS lymphoma, focusing in particular on systemic therapies and radiation, as well as provide clinicians with a comprehensive overview by covering the key investigations that have brought us to our current state of knowledge, and studies that may guide future interventions.

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma-PART 1: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Staging, and Prognosis

January 15, 2018

Here, in Part 1, we will provide an overview of the epidemiology of primary CNS lymphoma, followed by a discussion of the diagnostic and staging evaluation. We will also review the current prognostication systems for primary CNS lymphoma.

Management of Leptomeningeal Disease From Solid Tumors

August 16, 2016

Metastasis of solid tumors to the cerebrospinal fluid is a serious complication of cancer. Although it can occur with any type of cancer, tumors with a high propensity for CNS involvement (brain metastases) are the most likely to spread to the cerebrospinal fluid.