Pineal tumors: Viewpoint—fractionated radiation therapy

William G. Rule, Steven E. Schild

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Radiotherapy plays a vital role in the vast majority of tumors that arise from the pineal region. While most pineal tumors are quite rare, refinement of radiation techniques and doses over the past several decades, along with concomitant improvements in surgical techniques and chemotherapeutic regimens, have led to improvements in patient outcomes.​

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Stereotactic Radiosurgery
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781461483632, 9781461483625
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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