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Volume 9 Number 2 -- Acoustic Neuroma and Patient Choice

Major Articles:

  • Radiosurgery: The First Choice for Many with an Acoustic Neuroma by Dr. Douglas Kondziolka
  • Acoustic Tumor Management
  • Acoustic Tumor Management Algorithm
  • SRS and FSR: Current Results
  • Radiosurgery Myths
  • The Type of Scan Makes a Difference: MRI Versus CT

Patient Story:

  • # 12 Years Later
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Volume 9 Number 1 -- Pediatric Brain Tumors and AVMs

Major Articles:

  • Management of Brain Tumors and AVM in Children by Dr. Andrew Reisner
  • Incidence & Pathogenesis
  • Unique features of Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Management and Treatment Options
  • Pediatric Arteriovenous Malformations

Patient Story:

  • Pediatric AVM
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Volume 8 Number 3 -- Pituitary Tumors

Major Articles:

  • # Pituitary Tumors by Dr. Alan Appley
  • # Treatment for Pituitary Tumors
  • # How Eyesight Affected by Pituitary Tumors
  • # Fast Facts

Patient Stories:

  • # Pituitary Tumors (2 stories)
  • # AVM
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Volume 8 Number 2 -- AVMs

Major Articles:

  • # Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) by Dr. Lawrence Chin
  • # Treatment for AVMs
  • # Embolization
  • # Another Perspective Column

Patient Stories:

  • # AVM (3 stories)
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Volume 8 Number 1 -- Trigeminal Neuralgia

Major Articles:

  • # Trigeminal Neuralgia by Drs. Ronald Brisman and Michael Brisman
  • # History of Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • # Treatments for Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • # Current Research and Fast Facts

Patient Stories:

  • # Trigeminal Neuralgia (2 stories)
  • # Astrocytoma (2 stories)
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Volume 7 Number 2 -- IMRT & Specialized Radiation

Major Articles:

  • # IMRT - Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy by Dr. Jonathan Knisely
  • # Stereotactic Radioablation by Dr. Robert Timmerman
  • # What is a Neuro-Oncologist? by Dr. Joseph Landolfi
  • # Radiation Injury to the Brain by Dr. Edward Shaw

Patient Stories:

  • # Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • # Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Volume 7 Number 1 -- Maliginant Brain Tumors

Major Articles:

  • # Primary Maliginant Brain Tumors by Dr. Richard Weiner

Patient Stories:

  • # Astrocytoma/Oligodendroglioma
  • # Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • # AVM
  • # Hemangiopericytoma
  • # Neurosytoma
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Volume 6 Number 2 -- Meningiomas

Major Articles:

  • # Meningiomas: Overview and Role of Radiosurgery by Dr. Jordan Grabel
  • # Meningiomas: Hormonal and Vascular Connections by Dr. Jason Sheehan

Patient Stories:

  • # Meningioma (3 stories)
  • # Epilepsy
  • # Breast Cancer
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Volume 6 Number 1 -- Neurosurgical Radiosurgery

Major Articles:

  • # Neurosurgical Radiosurgery: An Overview by Dr. Douglas Kondziolka, Dr. L. Dade Lunsford and Dr. John C. Flickinger
  • # Understanding Radiosurgery

Patient Stories:

  • # Ependymoma
  • # Metastatic Testicular
  • # Oligodendroglima
  • # Chordoma
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Volume 5, Number 3 -- Acoustic Neuroma

Major Articles:

  • # Acoustic Neuroma and Radiosurgery by Dr. Georg Noren
  • # Tinnitus

Patient Stories:

  • # Acoustic Neuroma (5 stories)
  • # Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Volume 5, Number 2 -- Metastatic Brain Tumors

Major Articles:

  • # Metastatic Brain Tumors - The Real Crisis
  • # Metastatic Brain Tumors by Dr. Aizik Wolf
  • # Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy by Dr. Robert Timmerman

Patient Stories:

  • # Lung Cancer (2 stories)
  • # Melanoma
  • # Prostate Cancer
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Volume 5, Number 1 -- Difficult Brain Tumors

Major Articles:

  • # Difficult Brain Tumors by Dr. Christopher Duma
  • # Case Studies - Craniopharyngioma, Astrocytoma, Gliosarcoma and Brainstem Glioma
  • # New MRIs by Dr. John C. Grecula
  • # Medical Records

Patient Stories:

  • # Acoustic Neuroma
  • # AVM
  • # Glioblastoma
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Volume 4, Number 4 -- Movement Disorders

Major Articles:

  • # Movement Disorders and Radiosurgery by Dr. Deane Jacques and Dr. Ron Young
  • # Pallidotomy and Thalamotomy

Patient Stories:

  • # Juvenile Parkinson's
  • # Trigeminal Neuralgia (2 stories)
  • # Essential Tremor (4 stories)
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Volume 4, Number 3 -- Trigeminal Neuralgia

Major Articles:

  • # Trigeminal Neuralgia and Radiosurgery by Dr. Ronald Brisman
  • # Living Will and Right to Die

Patient Stories:

  • # Trigeminal Neuralgia (3 stories)
  • # Malignant Tumor
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Volume 4, Number 2 -- Radiosurgery & Radiation Therapy Overview

Major Articles:

  • # *Technical articles by Dr. Harish Thakrar and Dr. Jonathan Knisely* Stereotactic Radiosurgery Overview
  • # Radiation Therapy Overview
  • # 3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy and IMRT

Patient Stories:

  • # Oligodendroglioma
  • # Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • # Anaplastic Astrocytoma (2 stories)
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Volume 4, Number 1 -- Pediatric Brain Tumors

Major Articles:

  • # Pediatric Brain Tumors by Dr. Michael Edwards
  • # Pediatric Brain Tumors General

Patient Stories:

  • # Medulloblastoma
  • # Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • # Neurofibromatosis II
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