Early Surgical Resection Beneficial for Low-Grade Gliomas

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Researchers in Norway found that patients with low-grade gliomas appear to have better overall survival rates when they receive treatment at centers favoring early surgical resection when compared with those that favor biopsy and watchful waiting. The estimated 5-year survival rate was 60% for biopsy and watchful waiting, compared with 74% for early resection.

Abstract: JAMA, October 25, 2012.

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