Combined modality treatment for central nervous system malignancies.

  title={Combined modality treatment for central nervous system malignancies.},
  author={Hillary Robins and Christopher G. Peterson and Minesh P. Mehta},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  volume={30 4 Suppl 9},
This review summarizes the current status and future prospects for combined modality treatment of primary and metastatic central nervous system malignancies. The laboratory and clinical basis for multimodality therapy, including surgery, ionizing radiation, and drug therapy, are outlined and critically reviewed. The central nervous system diseases discussed include: glioma (low and high grade), brain metastases, and primary central nervous system lymphoma. Collectively, these data suggest a… CONTINUE READING


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