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Unfortunately, despite decades of work, we still know all too little. Most of what we do clinically with corticosteroids is empirical. The absence of a full understanding of their mechanism of action has blocked the search for drugs with similar benefit but that lack their troublesome side effects. Nonetheless, this deficiency in our understanding of how steroids work does not detract from the tremendous impact that this class of drugs has had upon the care of patients with brain tumors since they were introduced for control of tumorinduced edema nearly 40 years ago.
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