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- Question: What is the success rate of stereotactic radiation on the brain stem, single tumor, and age 50. This is a secondary cancer from lung cancer.
The success is quite good but needs to done by a radiotherapist with a LOT of
experience to avoid collateral damage.
Ask/find a radiation therapist who has treated more than 50 of these in the past 5 years. See my book www.survivingbraincancer.com
Paul M. Zeltzer MD
Co-Director WholeChildLA Pain Program
Clinical Professor in Neurosurgery
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA