Intensified local treatment and systemic therapy significantly increase survival in patients with brain metastases from advanced breast cancer - a retrospective analysis.

@article{Bartsch2006IntensifiedLT,
  title={Intensified local treatment and systemic therapy significantly increase survival in patients with brain metastases from advanced breast cancer - a retrospective analysis.},
  author={Rupert Bartsch and Sabine Fromm and Margaretha Rudas and Catharina C. Wenzel and Stefanie Harbauer and K Roessler and Klaus Kitz and Guenther G. Steger and Hajo-Dirk Weitmann and Richard Poetter and Christoph Carl Zielinski and Karin Ute Dieckmann},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={313-7}
}
BACKGROUND Brain metastases have evolved from a rare to a frequently encountered event in advanced breast cancer due to advances in palliative systemic treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS All Patients treated at our centre from 1994 to 2004 with WBRT for brain metastases from breast cancer were included. We performed a multivariate analysis (Cox regression) to explore which factors are able to influence significantly cerebral time to progression (TTP) and overall survival (metastatic sites… CONTINUE READING
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