Intracranial tumours after external fractionated radiotherapy for pituitary adenomas in northern Sweden
2010 (English)In: Acta Oncologica, ISSN 0284-186X, E-ISSN 1651-226X, Vol. 49, no 8, 1276-1282 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The results indicate an increased risk of second primary intracranial tumours in patients treated with radiotherapy for pituitary adenomas, compared to patients not exposed to irradiation and to the general population. Meningiomas were more frequent than gliomas and the median time interval between radiotherapy and second intracranial tumour was 17 years.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 49, no 8, 1276-1282 p.
2nd brain-tumor; radiation-therapy; conservative surgery; nervous-system; follow-up; risk; mortality; macroadenomas; epidemiology; prevalence
Cancer and Oncology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-39278DOI: 10.3109/02841861003782025ISI: 000283065400010PubMedID: 20429723OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-39278DiVA: diva2:389991