High-dose MR in the evaluation of brain metastases: will increased detection decrease costs?

Abstract

Brain metastases occur in about 25% of patients ( 1) with cancer and are often diagnosed within the first year after the diagnosis of the primary tumor (2). The treatment of patients with brain metastases usually depends on whether they are solitary or multiple. Surgical resection has been shown to prolong survival by 6 months and improve the quality of… (More)

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