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Andrews/Tjoumakaris: Treatment for Low-Grade Gliomas

Berger et al.The effect of extent of resection on recurrence in patients with low grade cerebral hemisphere gliomas.  Cancer 74: 1784-1791, 1994

Claus et al.  Survival rates in patients with low-grade glioma after intraoperative magnetic resonance image guidance.  Cancer 103: 1227-1233, 2003

Karim et al. A randomized trial on dose-response in radiation therapy of low-grade cerebral glioma: European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) study 2284. Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Bio. Phys. 36: 549-556, 1996

Leighton et al. Supratentorial low-grade glioma in adults: an analysis of prognostic factors and timing of radiation. J. Clin. Oncol. 15: 1294-1301, 1997

Schmidt et al. Repeated operations for infiltrative low-grade gliomas without intervening therapy. J. Neurosurg. 98: 1165-1169. 2003

van den Bent et al. Long-term efficacy of early versus delayed radiotherapy for low-grade astrocytoma and oligodendroglioma in adults: the EORTC 22845 randomised trial. Lancet. 366: 985-990

Laack et al. Cognitive function after radiotherapy for supratentorial low-grade glioma: a North Central Cancer Treatment Group prospective study. Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Bio. Phys. 63: 1175-1183, 2005

Fisher et al. Ki-67: a prognostic factor fow low-grade glioma? Int. J. Rad. Oncol. Bio. Phys 52: 996-1001. 2002

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Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD
Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Jewell L. Osterholm, MD Professor

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Ashwini Sharan, MD
Residency Program Director

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