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Vol 3, No 1 (1998)
Review paper
Published online: 1998-01-01
Submitted: 1998-04-06
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Radiation therapy in the management of malignant gliomas

B. Gliński, E. Pluta, G. Miller
DOI: 10.1016/S1507-1367(98)70160-9
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Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 1998;3(1):13-17.

open access

Vol 3, No 1 (1998)
Review paper
Published online: 1998-01-01
Submitted: 1998-04-06

Abstract

Several randomized trials have provided evidence supporting the efficacy of conventional radiation therapy in the management of malignant gliomas. In this paper a review of different radiotherapeutic modalities including non conventional regiments of irradiation, use of radiosensitizers, boron neutron capture therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy is presented.

Abstract

Several randomized trials have provided evidence supporting the efficacy of conventional radiation therapy in the management of malignant gliomas. In this paper a review of different radiotherapeutic modalities including non conventional regiments of irradiation, use of radiosensitizers, boron neutron capture therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy is presented.

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Keywords

radiotherapy; malignant gliomas

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Title

Radiation therapy in the management of malignant gliomas

Journal

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Issue

Vol 3, No 1 (1998)

Pages

13-17

Published online

1998-01-01

DOI

10.1016/S1507-1367(98)70160-9

Bibliographic record

Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 1998;3(1):13-17.

Keywords

radiotherapy
malignant gliomas

Authors

B. Gliński
E. Pluta
G. Miller

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