Sequential salvage chemotherapy for recurrent intracranial hemangiopericytoma.

  title={Sequential salvage chemotherapy for recurrent intracranial hemangiopericytoma.},
  author={Marc C Chamberlain and Michael J. Glantz},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={720-6; author reply 726-7}
OBJECTIVE Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is an uncommon primary brain tumor with an almost invariable tendency to recur and metastasize. We undertook a retrospectively collected case series of recurrent intracranial HPCs treated with salvage chemotherapy with the primary objective of evaluating progression-free survival. METHODS Fifteen patients, ages 26 to 62 years, with recurrent HPC and who were previously treated with surgery and involved-field radiotherapy were studied. Eight (53%) of these… CONTINUE READING


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