The role of radiotherapy in the treatment of newly diagnosed supratentorial low-grade oligodendrogliomas: comparative analysis with immediate radiotherapy versus surgery alone.

PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of immediate postoperative radiotherapy (RT) in adult patients with a low-grade oligodendroglioma (LODG). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 74 patients, older than 15 years, were treated in our institution between April 1990 and March 2006 for newly diagnosed LODGs. After surgery, 43 patients were… CONTINUE READING