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pituitary adenma

D A Pistenma, D R Goffinet, M A Bagshaw, J W Hanbery, J R Eltringham
From 1956-1972, 62 previously untreated patients with chromophobe adenomas received high-dose (average equivalent dose: 5700rads in 6 weeks) megavoltage (4-4.8 MeV) irradiation at Stanford, 33 postoperatively and 29 as the only intended treatment. Initialtreatment failure rates were 18% and 41%, respectively; however, overall control was 85% and 90%, despite 2 uncontrolled "invasive" adenomas in each group. Nine of the 12 failures in the group treated by irradiation alone had cystic tumors, and 9 of the 12 "failed" in less than 3 months...
June 1975: Cancer
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