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July 2009

Neurologic Complications of Cancer, 2nd ed

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by Lisa M. DeAngelis, MD, and Jerome B. Posner, MD, 634 pp, with illus, $125, ISBN 978-0-19-536674-7, New York, New York, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Arch Neurol. 2009;66(7):908-909. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2009.124

Brain metastases are the most common brain tumors. Moreover, no other organ system is as often and critically affected by adverse effects of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy for systemic cancer as the nervous system. A profound knowledge of Neurologic Complications of Canceris therefore essential for all clinical neurologists. Few experts would question the notion that nobody could provide a more authoritative review of this topic than Lisa M. DeAngelis and Jerome B. Posner. This is what they provide us here.