Current treatment of meningiomas

Curr Opin Neurol. 1996 Dec;9(6):409-13. doi: 10.1097/00019052-199612000-00002.


Intracranial meningiomas continue to challenge our best clinical efforts at eliminating the tumors once discovered and deemed appropriate for treatment. Molecular biological clues about the role of hormones in the development and progression of meningiomas might assist with treatment in the future. Physical therapies with surgical removal and irradiation have almost reached their technical limits. Important articles on advances in these areas are summarized.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / genetics
  • Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Cranial Irradiation
  • Craniotomy
  • Humans
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / genetics
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Meningioma / genetics
  • Meningioma / therapy*
  • Prognosis
  • Radiotherapy, Adjuvant