Neurology

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Questions discussed in this category


Do you ever add prophylactic Keppra (levetiracetam) for glioblastoma patients without a seizure history based on data such as this study (nature.com) ...

If so, what percent likelihood do you quote patients for this risk with SRS, SRT and fully fractionated therapy?

Do you routinely discontinue the device or continue if they are otherwise tolerating the treatment well? 

Do you require neurosurgical evaluation first? Do you require any patients to wear a neck brace?  

For stroke-like migraine attacks after radiation therapy (SMART syndrome), does your management of these patient's change with recurrent episodes? How...

Is there any additional benefit to radiation in addition to steroids in a patient who is not a surgical candidate?

Has the recently published interim analysis of the CATNON trial altered your utilization of temozolomide? Does IDH status change your treatment appro...

Do you consider the small, but statistically significant, improvement in OS to outweigh the side effects of treatment?

What factors play into your decision whether to re-treat the brain with craniospinal radiotherapy vs irradiation of the spine only vs other measures (...

E.g. The case in question is for a patient planned for thoracic RT for LS-SCLC. Any medications that may help or just give much bigger expansions to c...

When do you favor RT? What is your preferred dose/fractionation?

How does length of time from prior chemoradiotherapy influence your management?

In a palliative setting, how long would you wait to initiate WBRT?


Papers discussed in this category


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J Neuroimaging, 2020 Feb 10

The New England journal of medicine, 2014-02-20

The New England journal of medicine, 2014-02-20

Neuro-oncology, 2016-09

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Surgical neurology, 2000-05

Cureus, 2020 Jun 11

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N Engl J Med,

Acta Oncol, 2015 Oct 23

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2020 Jun 13

Neuro-oncology, 2013-10

Acta Neurochir (Wien), 2019 Jan 29

J. Clin. Oncol., 2020 Feb 14

Cancer, 2020 May 19

N Engl J Med,

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2012-09-01

Lancet Oncol, 2021 May 14

Strahlenther Onkol,

J Clin Oncol, 2012 Oct 15

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2018-06-01

Surgical neurology international, 2018

J Neurooncol, 2019 Oct 01

Progress in neurological surgery, 2013

Neurosurgery,

Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2010-09

Spine, 2010-10-15

Neurosurgery,

Cancer, 2011 Feb 01

JAMA, 2017-12-19

J Clin Oncol, 2021 Dec 13

The New England journal of medicine, 2018-08-23

Lancet Oncol, 2020 Apr 03

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2016-03-01

Sci Rep, 2020 Jul 01

Neuro Oncol,