Comparison of clinical outcomes of surgery followed by local brain radiotherapy and surgery followed by whole brain radiotherapy in patients with single brain metastasis: single-center retrospective analysis.

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PURPOSE Data comparing the clinical outcomes of local brain radiotherapy (LBRT) and whole brain RT (WBRT) in patients with a single brain metastasis after tumor removal are limited. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed to compare the patterns of treatment failure, cause of death, progression-free survival, median survival time, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.02.016

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@article{Hashimoto2011ComparisonOC, title={Comparison of clinical outcomes of surgery followed by local brain radiotherapy and surgery followed by whole brain radiotherapy in patients with single brain metastasis: single-center retrospective analysis.}, author={Kenji Hashimoto and Yoshitaka Narita and Yasuji Miyakita and Makoto Ohno and Minako Sumi and Hiroshi Mayahara and Takamasa Kayama and Soichiro Shibui}, journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics}, year={2011}, volume={81 4}, pages={e475-80} }