Investigating the palliative efficacy of whole-brain radiotherapy for patients with multiple-brain metastases and poor prognostic features.

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AIMS Trials have shown that patients with multiple-brain metastases and poor prognostic features have a short median survival after whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT). Quality of life (QoL) and other parameters to assess the palliative efficacy of WBRT have not previously been studied in this group of patients. We therefore attempted to do this. MATERIALS… (More)

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@article{Gerrard2003InvestigatingTP, title={Investigating the palliative efficacy of whole-brain radiotherapy for patients with multiple-brain metastases and poor prognostic features.}, author={Georgina Gerrard and Robin J D Prestwich and Austin Edwards and Lynne Russon and Fred Richards and Calvin F Johnston and Michelle Kwok-Williams}, journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))}, year={2003}, volume={15 7}, pages={422-8} }