Author | Robin Buerki, MD, MPH

Articles

Management of Leptomeningeal Disease From Solid Tumors

August 16, 2016

ByRimas V. Lukas, MD|Robin Buerki, MD, MPH|Maciej M. Mrugala, MD, PhD, MPH

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.