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PURPOSE To evaluate the prognostic factors associated with overall survival in patients with brain metastasis treated with whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) and estimate the potential improvement in survival for patients with brain metastases, stratified by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) recursive partitioning analysis (RPA) class. PATIENTS AND(More)
PURPOSE To report the treatment results and prognostic factors of childhood patients with Hodgkin's disease treated with chemotherapy (CT) followed by low dose radiotherapy (RT). PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective series analyzed 166 patients under 18 years old, treated from January 1985 to December 2003. Median age was 10 years (range 2-18). The(More)
Rosai–Dorfman disease (RDD) also known as histiocytosis with lymphadenopathy is uncommon, often self-limiting benign, not– Langerhans-cell histiocytic proliferative disorder. It usually affects young adults and children, with no predilection for sex. More than 80% of patients present with painless cervical lymphadenopathy, with or without fever. Other(More)
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