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Diagnosis and therapy for pituitary tumors

Veznedaroglu, Erol MD; Armonda, Rocco A. MD; Andrews, David W. MD

Current Opinion in Oncology: January 1999 - Volume 11 - Issue 1 - p 27
Endocrine Tumors

This article focuses on developments in treatment options for pituitary adenomas. We review the literature on the advances in diagnosis and treatment modalities, including medical and surgical approaches. We also discuss conventional radiation and the recently proposed genetic treatments for pituitary tumors.

Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Neurosurgery, 834 Walnut Street, Suite 650, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

© 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.