[Radiosurgery of single brain metastasis without combined total cerebral irradiation. Results of a consecutive series of 12 cases].


PURPOSE To evaluate the usefulness of radiosurgery without whole brain irradiation for a solitary brain metastasis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between December 1994 and November 1996, 12 patients were treated for a single brain metastasis by radiosurgery alone. Median age was 53, and 10 patients had a Karnofsky performance status above 70. Half the patients had… (More)


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