Therapy of aggressive pituitary tumors.

  title={Therapy of aggressive pituitary tumors.},
  author={Annamaria Colao and Ludovica Francesca Stella Grasso and Rosario Pivonello and Gaetano Lombardi},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={12 10},
INTRODUCTION Aggressive tumors of the pituitary gland are classically defined as pituitary tumors with a massive invasion of the surrounding anatomical structures and rapid growth. They are notoriously difficult to manage and are associated with poor prognosis because the therapeutic options are limited and the tumors are generally unresponsive to therapy. AREAS COVERED This review focuses on treatment options for aggressive pituitary tumors, including surgery, radiotherapy and medical… CONTINUE READING
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