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Phase II trial of sunitinib for recurrent and progressive atypical and anaplastic meningioma

Al's Comment:

 Sunitinib is an oral targeted therapy approved  to treat cancer of the stomach and pancreas, so it is easily available.  The 6 month progression free survival rate was 42%, which is much better than anything I have seen for this type of tumor.  The overall survival rates are still not good enough but perhaps this may become another tool to use as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that does much better.

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