Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases from Breast Cancer

  title={Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases from Breast Cancer},
  author={Kyung Il Jo and Young-Hyuck Im and Doo Sik Kong and Ho Jun Seol and Do-Hyun Nam and Jung-Il Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
OBJECTIVE The authors conducted a retrospective cohort study to determine prognostic factors and treatment outcomes of brain metastases (BM) from breast cancer (BC) after Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKS). METHODS Pathologic and clinical features, and outcomes were analyzed in a cohort of 62 patients with BM from BC treated by GKS. The Kaplan-Meier method, the log-rank test, and Cox's proportional hazards model were used to assess prognostic factors. RESULTS Median survival after GKS was 73.0… CONTINUE READING
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