Controversies in the management of multiple brain metastases: the roles of radiosurgery and radiation therapy.

Abstract

Multiple brain metastases (BrM) are a common challenge to patients with cancer. Tumour resection is used mainly for patients with large tumours that cause acute neurological syndromes. The prognosis, even after treatment with whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT), is poor with average expected survivals less than six months. For this reason, numerous centres… (More)

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