Radiation Therapy

  • Santa Bambace
  • Stefania Carbone
  • Tommaso Scarabino


Radiation therapy (RT) is a nonsurgical treatment that uses radiation to eradicate tumor or to restrict its growth. In the treatment of gliomas, RT may be indicated as an adjuvant therapy to surgery.


Malignant Glioma Planning Target Volume Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Gross Tumor Volume Stereotactic Radiosurgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Santa Bambace
    • 1
  • Stefania Carbone
  • Tommaso Scarabino
  1. 1.Department of Radiotherapy“Di Miccoli” HospitalBarletta (BT)Italy

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