Other (not glial) Cancers

What is available for metastatic and aggressive meningioma

Most meningiomas are slow and benign, but a small subset can be aggressive and ahs agressive pathological features. In a 2008 review of the aggressive types, atypical and anaplastic-meningiomas, the mean overall survival for atypical meningiomas was found to be 11.9 years vs. 3.3 years for anaplastic meningiomas. Meningiomas often depend and blood vessels and and it is reasonable to consider anti blood vessel therapy for meningioma. In particular,

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Allogeneic stem cell transplantation for medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma is a brain cancer that  is treated primarily with surgical excision followed by radiation therapy and chemotherapy. When there is spinal extension, craniospinal(brain and spine) radiation is standard. Inoperable medulloblastomas are often treated with chemotherapy but there is no randomized prospective evidence to support this. This is especially so in adults, in whom this disease is less common than in children and in whom it appears

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