Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas treated with bevacizumab

  title={Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas treated with bevacizumab},
  author={Lakshmi Nayak and Fabio M. Iwamoto and Jeremy D. Rudnick and Andrew David Norden and Eudocia Quant Lee and Jan Drappatz and Antonio A Omuro and T Kaley},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Atypical and anaplastic (WHO Grades II and III) meningiomas are aggressive tumors, and patients often progress despite surgery and radiation. There is no known effective chemotherapeutic option for these patients. Meningiomas have a high expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR). We sought to retrospectively study the activity of bevacizumab, which is an anti-angiogenic agent targeting the VEGF pathway in these tumors. This is a retrospective review of WHO Grade II and… CONTINUE READING
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