Carol A. Hahn

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PURPOSE To present guidance for patients and physicians regarding the use of radiotherapy in the treatment of bone metastases according to current published evidence and complemented by expert opinion. METHODS AND MATERIALS A systematic search of the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database between 1998 and 2009 yielded 4,287 candidate original(More)
PURPOSE To systematically review the evidence for the radiotherapeutic and surgical management of patients newly diagnosed with intraparenchymal brain metastases. METHODS AND MATERIALS Key clinical questions to be addressed in this evidence-based Guideline were identified. Fully published randomized controlled trials dealing with the management of newly(More)
PURPOSE To provide guidance to physicians and patients with regard to the use of external beam radiotherapy, endobronchial brachytherapy, and concurrent chemotherapy in the setting of palliative thoracic treatment for lung cancer, based on available evidence complemented by expert opinion. METHODS AND MATERIALS A Task Force authorized by the American(More)
This paper presents a strategy for training primary care physicians in the identification, diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The strategy uses evidence-based practice guidelines to establish quality benchmarks and then provides training and other interventions to improve the quality of care received by these patients.(More)
The aim of the study was to determine if biochemical changes indicative of injury, assessed using magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (SI), are observed after stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). The study included patients who underwent SI immediately before and 1, 30, and 90 days following SRS. Short TE spectra (TR/TE 1000/35 ms) were acquired at the SRS(More)
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