Irving A. Lerch

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Fifty-two adult patients were selected to receive a second course of cranial radiation therapy to relieve symptoms caused by recurrent cerebral metastases. To be selected, patients had to (a) have remained in relatively good general condition for at least 4 months after their initial course of radiation therapy and (b) experience renewed deterioration of(More)
In the terrorist attacks of 2001, the United States government undertook a rushed effort to increase security. In addition to new legislation such as the Patriot Act and the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the government dramatically ramped up enforcement of laws that have long been on the books, and revised its policies to deal with new terrorist threats.(More)
The response to radiotherapy of epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma (EKS) is unusual in that irradiated regions are frequently left with a persistent purple stain, reminiscent of the color of the original tumor, but with no tumor mass. To date there are no published data to indicate whether the persistence of pigmentation can be predicted beforehand or if it has any(More)