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Intracranial Meningioma: Fractionated Radiation Therapy Perspective

  • Leland Rogers
  • Dennis Shrieve
  • Arie Perry

Abstract

The function of this chapter will be a review of the role of fractionated radiation therapy in the management of intracranial meningiomas. An introductory treatise about meningiomas is found in another chapter of this book. We will reference background information regarding epidemiology and incidence and highlight features that complement the discussion. Topics contrasting fractionated irradiation with radiosurgery will be emphasized.

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External Beam Radiation Therapy Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Intensity Modulate Radiation Therapy Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leland Rogers
    • 1
  • Dennis Shrieve
    • 2
  • Arie Perry
    • 3
  1. 1.GammaWest Radiation TherapySalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of Utah Medical CenterSalt Lake CityUSA
  3. 3.Division of NeuropathologyWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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