Pineal Tumors: Fractionated Radiation Therapy Perspective

  • Steven E. Schild


Approximately 18,400 primary brain tumors were diagnosed in the United States during 2004, and, of these, approximately 12,690 resulted in death [1]. Pineal tumors make up only 0.4% to 1% of all brain tumors [2].


Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Germ Cell Tumor Spinal Metastasis Mature Teratoma Immature Teratoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven E. Schild
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyMayo ClinicScottsdaleUSA

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