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Special Issue "Tumors of the Central Nervous System: An Update"
A special issue of Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2019) | Viewed by 76609
Special Issue Editor
Interests: protein kinase A; brain; development; aging; chemical communication; major urinary proteins; chemical sensors
Special Issue Information
Tumors of the central nerovus system include entities that originate from different cell types and affect various structures. The 2016 WHO classification lists a variety of tumors, further specified by different grading associated with histological, genetic, and molecular features.
While the well-known glioblastoma increasingly attracts interest, many other tumors are almost neglected. However, even non-malignant tumors may have a strong impact on brain structure and functions. Hence, strategies aimed at blocking their development are needed, as well as fundamental knowledge on tumor cell functions and interactions with the surrounding tissue. Understanding the biology of the different tumors of the central nerovus system may pave the way to innovative therapies.
The present Special Issue aims at increasing our knowledge about intracellular pathways and interactions between different cells and brain structures, in order to plan successful strategies against these diseases of the brain. This Special Issue is open to contributions from experimental and clinical studies, including reports on improved experimental models and innovative therapies.
Dr. Carla Mucignat
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- phenotypic diagnostics
- molecular markers
- cell–cell interactions