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Giant Cell Tumor

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Abstract

Although sometimes described as a benign tumor, malignant tranformation occurs independent of radiation. This tumor is often treated because of major bone destruction which could be devastating.Eighty-three percent of radiation oncologists in the national survey would treat giant cell tumors if they are threatening.

Keywords

Giant Cell Giant Cell Tumor Tinea Capitis Sphenoid Bone Partial Excision 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.School of MedicineStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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