Primary brain tumours in adults.

@article{Bhin2003PrimaryBT,
  title={Primary brain tumours in adults.},
  author={Anthony B{\'e}hin and Kh{\^e} Hoang-Xuan and Antoine F Carpentier and Jean-Yves Delattre},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={361 9354},
  pages={323-31}
}
The most frequent primary brain tumours in adults are gliomas and primary CNS lymphomas. In gliomas, molecular genetic analysis plays an increasing part in classification and treatment planning, a feature well illustrated by the chemosensitive oligodendrogliomas. Unfortunately, management of glioblastoma is still mainly palliative. Incidence of primary CNS lymphoma has increased strikingly in the past 20 years; substantial progress has been achieved in patients who are immunocompetent with the… CONTINUE READING

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