Brain metastases from solid tumors: disease outcome according to type of treatment and therapeutic resources of the treating center

@inproceedings{Fabi2011BrainMF,
  title={Brain metastases from solid tumors: disease outcome according to type of treatment and therapeutic resources of the treating center},
  author={Alessandra Fabi and Alessandra Felici and Giulio Metro and Alessandra Mirri and Emilio Bria and Stefano Telera and Luca Moscetti and Michelangelo Russillo and Gaetano Lanzetta and Giovanni Mansueto and Andrea Pace and Marta Maschio and Antonello Vidiri and Isabella Sperduti and Francesco Cognetti and Carmine Maria Carapella},
  booktitle={Journal of experimental & clinical cancer research : CR},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND To evaluate the therapeutic strategies commonly employed in the clinic for the management of brain metastases (BMs) and to correlate disease outcome with type of treatment and therapeutic resources available at the treating center. METHODS Four Cancer centres participated to the survey. Data were collected through a questionnaire filled in by one physician for each centre. RESULTS Clinical data regarding 290 cancer patients with BMs from solid tumors were collected. Median age… CONTINUE READING

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