Journal of Neuro-Oncology

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 107–108 | Cite as

Radiotherapy plus concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide for leptomeningeal pilomyxoid astrocytoma: a case study

  • Roelien H. Enting
  • Winette T. A. van der Graaf
  • Johan M. Kros
  • Mart Heesters
  • Jan Metzemaekers
  • Wilfred den Dunnen


Leptomeningeal Pilomyxoid astrocytoma Temozolomide 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roelien H. Enting
    • 1
  • Winette T. A. van der Graaf
    • 2
  • Johan M. Kros
    • 6
  • Mart Heesters
    • 3
  • Jan Metzemaekers
    • 4
  • Wilfred den Dunnen
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Medical OncologyUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Department of PathologyUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  6. 6.Department of PathologyErasmus Medical CenterRotterdamThe Netherlands

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