|Please Click On The Above Banner For More Details
This site is designed for educational purposes only and
is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services.
The information provided at this web site is of a general nature
and is not intended to take the place of a physician's advice.
We encourage individuals to discuss what they find on this site
with their healthcare providers.
The answer above was provided by a volunteer, based solely on their experiances and thoughts. These volunteers do not get paid and are not responsible for the accuracy of their responses. IF you disagree with a response, let us know and we will look into it.
The query string is topicid=11&id=2787&sr=1
I am researching treatment for the following condition for my husband - spinal tumor having been treated by:
Surgery - Atypical meningioma WHO grade II C2-C4 - 2001
Conventional Radiotherapy (54 Gy) 2003
Cyberknife July 2009 - (CK 4404; volume 2.6; D = 16 Gy (70%)
Brian has just had an MRI which has shown an increase in the size of the tumor. Previous scans following Cyberknife showed no increase in size and then a small reduction.
We now have a growth with little options left. Could REOLYSIN be an option even if on trial?
Any help would be appreciated. We feel that time is running out.
Suggest first seeing a VERY experienced neurosurgeon at a MAJOR brain tumor center to see what role surgical reduction can play as it is always easier to treat a smaller tumor with chemical therapies.
Paul M. Zeltzer MD
Clinical Professor in Neurosurgery
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA