Meningeal hemangiopericytoma: defining the role for radiation therapy

  title={Meningeal hemangiopericytoma: defining the role for radiation therapy},
  author={Kenneth T. Bastin and Minesh P. Mehta},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Meningeal hemangiopericytoma is a rare neoplasm arising from perivascular pericytes. Accounting for < 1% of all brain tumors, these neoplasms are characterized by a high local recurrence rate and metastatic potential. Meningeal hemangiopericytoma occur most frequently during the fifth decade of life, with an almost equal sex incidence. To evaluate and define the role for primary, postoperative, or palliative radiotherapy in meningeal hemangiopericytoma, data were gathered from our own tumor… CONTINUE READING


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