Radiosurgery for high-grade glioma

  title={Radiosurgery for high-grade glioma},
  author={Emanuela Binello and Sheryl Green and Isabelle M Germano},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
BACKGROUND For patients with newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas (HGG), the current standard-of-care treatment involves surgical resection, followed by concomitant temozolomide (TMZ) and external beam radiation therapy (XRT), and subsequent TMZ chemotherapy. For patients with recurrent HGG, there is no standard of care. Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is used to deliver focused, relatively large doses of radiation to a small, precisely defined target. Treatment is usually delivered in a single… CONTINUE READING


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