Paclitaxel as a radiosensitizer combined with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of recurrent medulloblastoma.

Abstract

This report describes the treatment of a 39-year-old man with recurrent medulloblastoma previously treated with extensive chemotherapy and radiation therapy. A novel treatment technique combining paclitaxel (275 mg IV bolus) and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (30 Gy in six fractions over 3 weeks) was given to palliate the patient's significant… (More)

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