Meningeal Carcinomatosis

Meningeal carcinomatosis is a type of cancer that is spread into the leptomeninges within the brain, which are the inner two meningeal layers surrounding the brain. The most common types of cancer that spread to the leptomeninges via the CSF are breast cancer, melanoma and lung cancer. Here is the latest research on meningeal carcinomatosis.

July 12, 2020

Osimertinib Improves Overall Survival in Patients With EGFR-Mutated NSCLC With Leptomeningeal Metastases Regardless of T790M Mutational Status

Journal of Thoracic Oncology : Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Jiyun LeeMyung-Ju Ahn
May 29, 2020
Open Access

Atypical central neurocytoma with leptomeningeal dissemination: a case report

Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute
Shikha GoyalKaranjit Singh Narang
June 28, 2020

Neoplastic meningitis due to colorectal cancer

Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology
Kaoru KidateFumio Shimamoto
July 13, 2020
Open Access

Erlotinib for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Leptomeningeal Metastases: A Phase II Study (LOGIK1101)

The Oncologist
Kaname NosakiKenji Sugio
April 15, 2020
Open Access

Modeling germline mutations in pineoblastoma uncovers lysosome disruption-based therapy

Nature Communications
Philip E D ChungEldad Zacksenhaus
April 14, 2020

Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Intracranial Malignancies

Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology : the Official Journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Christopher R DermarkarianAndrew G Lee
June 28, 2020

Clinical Trial of Proton Craniospinal Irradiation for Leptomeningeal Metastases

T Jonathan YangElena Pentsova
July 10, 2020
Open Access

A case of meningeal melanomatosis diagnosed by immunostaining of cerebrospinal fluid

Rinshō shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology
Yukiko TamuraNobuya Fujita
June 3, 2020

Single-arm, open-label phase 2 trial of pembrolizumab in patients with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis

Nature Medicine
Priscilla K BrastianosRyan J Sullivan
July 27, 2020

A nanowire-based liquid biopsy method using cerebrospinal fluid cell-free DNA for targeted management of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis

Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
Wonyoung ChoiYoungjoo Lee
June 27, 2020
Open Access

Proteomics pinpoints alterations in grade I meningiomas of male versus female patients

Scientific Reports
Janaína M SilvaJuliana de S da G Fischer
July 30, 2020

Leptomeningeal Metastases in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Optimal Systemic Management in NSCLC With and Without Driver Mutations

Current Treatment Options in Oncology
Mariam AlexanderHaiying Cheng

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