Title

Extra-CNS metastasis from glioblastoma: a rare clinical entity

Publication Date

2015

Journal Title

Expert Rev Anticancer Ther

Abstract

Extra-CNS metastasis from glioblastoma (ECMGBM) is an emerging but little known clinical entity. We review pre-clinical and translational publications assessing the ability of GBM to spread locally and outside the CNS. Reported cases demonstrating ECMGBM are reviewed providing a summary of presentations for the entity. Special attention is placed on transmission of GBM through organ transplantation. Finally, predictions are made as to the future significance of ECMGBM, especially in the context of better outcomes in CNS GBM.

Volume Number

15

Issue Number

5

Pages

545-552

Document Type

Article

Status

Faculty

Facility

School of Medicine

Primary Department

Radiation Medicine

PMID

25907706

DOI

10.1586/14737140.2015.1028374