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Meningeal Carcinomatosis

Primary or secondary neoplasm in the ARACHNOID or SUBARACHNOID SPACE. It appears as a diffuse fibrotic thickening of the MENINGES associated with variable degrees of inflammation.
Also Known As:
Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis; Carcinomatoses, Leptomeningeal; Carcinomatoses, Meningeal; Carcinomatosis, Leptomeningeal; Carcinomatosis, Meningeal; Carcinomatous Meningitides; Leptomeningeal Carcinomatoses; Meningeal Carcinomatoses; Meningitides, Carcinomatous; Meningitis, Carcinomatous; Carcinomatous Meningitis
Networked: 326 relevant articles (44 outcomes, 20 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Stomach Neoplasms (Stomach Cancer)
4. Lung Neoplasms (Lung Cancer)
5. Meningeal Carcinomatosis

Experts

1. Lee, Seung Hoon: 6 articles (07/2015 - 10/2011)
2. Gwak, Ho-Shin: 6 articles (07/2015 - 10/2011)
3. Yoo, Heon: 5 articles (07/2015 - 10/2011)
4. Shi, Qiang: 4 articles (11/2015 - 02/2009)
5. Lee, Jin Soo: 4 articles (10/2014 - 10/2011)
6. Joo, Jungnam: 4 articles (10/2014 - 10/2011)
7. Kosmas, Christos: 4 articles (08/2005 - 01/2002)
8. Shin, Sang Hoon: 3 articles (07/2015 - 10/2011)
9. Kim, Heung Tae: 3 articles (10/2014 - 05/2013)
10. Han, Ji-Youn: 3 articles (10/2014 - 05/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Meningeal Carcinomatosis:
1. gefitinib (Iressa)FDA Link
2. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Immunotoxins (Immunotoxin)IBA
4. Methotrexate (Mexate)FDA LinkGeneric
5. erlotinib (CP 358,774)FDA Link
6. NimustineIBA
7. Transferrin (beta 2 Transferrin)IBA
8. taxaneIBA
9. GadoliniumIBA
10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Radiotherapy
4. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
5. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt