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The most recent findings related to tumors are available from Neurosurgery Watch.

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Risk Factors for Vertebral Compression Fractures After Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Spinal Metastases

October 1, 2013
Spine, Tumor
By: 
Clark C. Chen, MD PhD
Joseph D. Ciacci, MD
Source: 
Journal of Clinical Oncology

Vertebral compression fractures (VCF) are an adverse event after stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) or radiosurgery for spinal metastases. A recent Journal of Clinical Oncology report retrospectively reviewed the SBRT experience at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic, and University of...

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Maximizing Resection Correlate with Positive Prognosis for Adult WHO Grade II Gliomas at Diagnosis and Recurrence

July 10, 2013
Tumor
By: 
John S. Kuo, MD PhD
Source: 
Journal of Neurosurgery

The largest modern series of 1097 WHO Grade II gliomas (with MRI-verified tumor sizes) collected by the multi-center French Glioma Research Group from January 1985 to December 2007 (mean 7.4 year follow-up) was reported in Journal of Neurosurgery (June 2013)....

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