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Brain Cancer (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles Davis, MD, PhD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (retired) and Staff Physician, Methodist Texan Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio, Texas

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing coauthor and editors:

Coauthor: Nitin Tandon, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas

Editors: Brian F Chinnock, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital

REFERENCES:

Beasley, K., and S. Toms. "The Molecular Pathobiology of Metastasis to the Brain; a Review." Neurosurg. Clin. North Amer. 22 Jan. 2011: 7-14.

Deltour, I., C. Johansen, A. Auvien, et al. "Time Trends in Brain Tumor Incidence Rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974–2003." J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 101.24 (2009): 1721-1724.

Korley, F., J. Pham, T. Kirsch, et al. "Use of Advanced Radiology During Visits to U.S. Emergency Departments for Injury-Related Conditions, 1998-2007." JAMA 304.13 (2010): 1465–1471.


Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2011

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