Article Abstract

Stereotactic conformal radiation therapy in the treatment of benign and low-grade brain tumors

Authors: James D. Byrne, Trevor J. Royce, Jay S. Loeffler

Abstract

Benign and low-grade brain tumors are a heterogeneous group characterized by long-term survivorship and the potential for late effects from tumor and treatment. These tumors account for one-third to one-half of all central nervous system tumors in pediatrics (1).