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Stereotactic radiotherapy of benign meningioma in the elderly: clinical outcome and toxicity in 121 patients.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To investigate the outcome of definitive stereotactic-based radiotherapy in elderly patients (≥70 years of age) with benign intracranial meningiomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 121 patients were treated with either fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FRTS; n=74), hypofractionated FSRT (hFSRT; n=35) or stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS; n=12), depending on tumor size and location. Local control (LC), overall survival (OS), cause-specific survival (CSS), symptomatology and ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Journal website
Volume:
111
Issue:
3
Pages:
457-462
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1879-0887
ISSN:
0167-8140
URN:
uuid:1a7af038-270c-427a-8520-436280d15f1e
Source identifiers:
465065
Local pid:
pubs:465065

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