Results of stereotactic brachytherapy used in the initial management of patients with glioblastoma.

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Recent studies have shown a survival benefit for patients with recurrent glioblastomas treated with stereotactic brachytherapy. On the basis of these encouraging results, we began a prospective study in 1987 to evaluate the use of brachytherapy in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Patients were considered eligible for this study if they met the… (More)

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@article{Loeffler1990ResultsOS, title={Results of stereotactic brachytherapy used in the initial management of patients with glioblastoma.}, author={Jay Steven Loeffler and E Russell Alexander and Patrick Yung Chih Wen and W M Shea and C. Norman Coleman and Hanne M Kooy and Howard A. Fine and Lucien A. Nedzi and Bernard J Silver and N E Riese}, journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute}, year={1990}, volume={82 24}, pages={1918-21} }