A Comparison of Radiotherapy with Radiotherapy plus Surgery for Brain Metastases from Urinary Bladder Cancer

@article{Fokas2010ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Radiotherapy with Radiotherapy plus Surgery for Brain Metastases from Urinary Bladder Cancer},
  author={Emmanouil Fokas and Martin Henzel and R. Engenhart-Cabillic},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2010},
  volume={186},
  pages={565-571}
}
To evaluate the role of radiotherapy (RT) and prognostic factors in 62 patients with brain metastases from transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the urinary bladder. 62 patients received either RT (n = 49), including whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) and/or stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), or surgery (OP) combined with WBRT (n = 13). Overall survival (OS), intracerebral control (ICC) and local control (LC) were retrospectively analyzed. Six potential prognostic factors were assessed: age, gender… CONTINUE READING

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