Should we irradiate a brain tumor in a patient with parkinsonism? A case report and literature review.

PURPOSE Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder; the safety and effects of radiation therapy on PD are not well established. We report a patient with PD and a brain tumor referred for radiation therapy and review the literature on this topic focusing on the incidence of cancer and brain tumors in PD, brain tumors and… CONTINUE READING