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Posted: Friday, June 18, 2010 1:39 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4

Good Morning Following: Surgery Atypical meningioma WHO gradII C2-C4 - 2001 Conventional Radio therapy (54 Gy) 2003 Surgery 2008 Surgery 2009 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 tumour. Previous scans following Cyberknife showed no increase in size and then a small reduction. Can we have Cyberknife again? any ideas? Lyn Voce
Posted: Friday, June 18, 2010 4:04 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435

I don't know if you can or not. A lot depends on the details of the treatment that you had and on the current scan details. I would sit down with the treatment team and let them advise you. If the tumor has grown in the area that was treated, then further treatment with the same modality is not very likely to be effective.


Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
St. Anthony Hospital Cyberknife Center
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