Giant cell tumors of bone: treatment with radiation therapy.

  title={Giant cell tumors of bone: treatment with radiation therapy.},
  author={M J Seider and Tyvin A. Rich and Alberto G. Ayala and J A Murray},
  volume={161 2},
Records of 15 patients with giant cell tumor of bone treated with radiation therapy over a 35-year period were reviewed; ten patients for whom follow-up information was available constituted the study group. One patient was treated by means of orthovoltage equipment only, a second, by both orthovoltage and megavoltage equipment (cobalt 60). The remaining eight were all treated with megavoltage to doses of 40-52 Gy in 24-30 fractions. Seven patients are alive without disease, with an average… CONTINUE READING


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