Involved-field radiotherapy and intra-Ommaya methotrexate/cytarabine in patients with AIDS-related lymphomatous meningitis.

@article{Chamberlain1993InvolvedfieldRA,
  title={Involved-field radiotherapy and intra-Ommaya methotrexate/cytarabine in patients with AIDS-related lymphomatous meningitis.},
  author={Marc C Chamberlain and L Dirr},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1978-84}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate combined limited-field radiotherapy and concentration times time (C X T) intra-CSF chemotherapy in patients with AIDS-related lymphomatous meningitis (LM). PATIENTS AND METHODS Fourteen men and one woman with AIDS had cytologically documented LM. Eleven patients had systemic non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) (all B-cell histology, including six immunoblastic, four large cell, one small cell) with leptomeningeal metastases and four patients had primary CNS lymphoma (PCNSL) (all… CONTINUE READING