Meningeal Carcinomatosis

Known as: Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis, CANCER, MENINGEAL CARCINOMATOSIS, Carcinomatosis of the Meninges 
A serious problem that may occur in cancer in which cancer cells spread from the original (primary) tumor to the meninges (thin layers of tissue that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the leading nonhematologic cause of meningeal carcinomatosis (MC). The aim of this study was to… (More)
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2010
2010
Meningeal carcinomatosis (MC) occurs in up to 5% of breast cancer patients. Few studies have evaluated prognostic markers in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Aggressive therapeutic regimens have been advocated for the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis occurs in approximately 5% of patients with cancer. This disorder is being diagnosed with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Stage Ib and IIa cervical carcinoma can be cured by radical surgery or radiotherapy. These two procedures are equally… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In 58 breast cancer patients with meningeal carcinomatosis (MC) pretreatment characteristics, clinical course, and response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Forty-four patients with documented meningeal carcinomatosis (small-cell lung carcinoma [SCLC], 29%; breast carcinoma, 25%) were… (More)
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1982
1982
Forty breast cancer patients with meningeal carcinomatosis were treated with a combined program of whole brain irradiation… (More)
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1977
1977
An experimental model of meningeal carcinomatosis has been produced by intracisternal inoculation of Walker 256 carcinoma cell… (More)
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1976
1976
An anatomopathologic study of 18 cases of pure meningeal carcinomatosis is presented. In five of these cases, the brain, spinal… (More)
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