Cerebral radiation necrosis: a review of the pathobiology, diagnosis and management considerations.

@article{Rahmathulla2013CerebralRN,
  title={Cerebral radiation necrosis: a review of the pathobiology, diagnosis and management considerations.},
  author={Gazanfar Rahmathulla and Nicholas Marko and Robert J. Weil},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={485-502}
}
Radiation therapy forms one of the building blocks of the multi-disciplinary management of patients with brain tumors. Improved survival following radiation therapy may come with a cost, including the potential complication of radiation necrosis. Radiation necrosis impacts the quality of life in cancer survivors, and it is essential to detect and effectively treat this entity as early as possible. Significant progress in neuro-radiology and molecular pathology facilitate more straightforward… CONTINUE READING

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