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Leptomeningeal Neoplasms

Known as: Leptomeningeal Tumor, Tumor of the Leptomeninges, Neoplasm, Leptomeningeal 
A malignant neoplasm that has spread from its original site to the two innermost layers of tissue that cover the brain and spinal cord.
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2018
Highly Cited
2018
BACKGROUND Nivolumab monotherapy and combination nivolumab plus ipilimumab increase proportions of patients achieving a response… Expand
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2017
Highly Cited
2017
Anti-CD47 antibody is effective for treating malignant pediatric brain tumors without detectable toxicity in patient-derived… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Introduction: Afatinib is an effective first-line treatment in patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Detecting tumor-derived cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in the blood of brain tumor patients is challenging, presumably owing to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Whole-brain dynamic time-resolved computed tomography angiography (CTA) is a technique developed on the new 320-detector row CT… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The role of noninvasive methods in the evaluation of collateral circulation has yet to be defined. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
IntroductionBrain metastases (BM) occur in up to one third of patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), whose incidences and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract Diagnostic decision making in the case of patients suspected of having leptomeningeal metastasis (LM) can be very… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The diagnosis of leptomeningeal metastasis is often difficult and usually requires the demonstration of malignant cells in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The clinical findings and response to treatment of leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumors are analyzed in 90 patients… Expand
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