Innovation in the management of brain metastases.

  title={Innovation in the management of brain metastases.},
  author={Ravi D. Rao and P D Brown and Jan C. Buckner},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={473-81; discussion 482, 484, 489}
Metastatic lesions to the brain occur commonly in oncology patients and portend a very poor outcome, as they often occur in the setting of progressive systemic metastatic disease and can result in neurologic deterioration that may preclude therapy. Therapy of patients with brain metastases requires a combination of measures to achieve local control at the site of metastasis (e.g., with surgical resection or radiosurgery) and to reduce the subsequent risk of recurrences elsewhere in the brain (e… CONTINUE READING


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