The role of postoperative radiotherapy for the treatment of gangliogliomas.

  title={The role of postoperative radiotherapy for the treatment of gangliogliomas.},
  author={Dirk Rades and Lena Zwick and Jan Leppert and Matteo Mario Bonsanto and Volker M. Tronnier and Juergen Dunst and Steven E. Schild},
  volume={116 2},
BACKGROUND Because of their rarity, no prospective studies have been performed regarding gangliogliomas. The optimal treatment regimen is unclear. In this study, the authors compared 4 therapies for local control (LC) and overall survival (OS) in patients with ganglioglioma. METHODS In 402 patients with ganglioglioma, outcomes were compared for patients who underwent gross total resection alone (GTR) (n = 188), GTR plus radiotherapy (GTR + RT) (n = 21), subtotal resection alone (STR) (n = 113… CONTINUE READING

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