Published in Clinical Oncology Week, May 7th, 2007
"Our study showed that in families which included a member who developed radiation-associated meningioma, and in which additional siblings were irradiated, a high rate of meningioma and other radiation-related tumours was found," say study authors Drs Flint-Richter and Sadetzki. "This contrasts with the rarity of familial meningioma in the general population and supports the notion that genetic susceptibility is involved in the development of these tumours".
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