Long-term survival in patients with synchronous, solitary brain metastasis from non-small-cell lung cancer treated with radiosurgery.

@article{Flannery2008LongtermSI,
  title={Long-term survival in patients with synchronous, solitary brain metastasis from non-small-cell lung cancer treated with radiosurgery.},
  author={Todd W Flannery and Mohan Suntharalingam and William F. Regine and Lawrence S. Chin and Mark Jonathan Krasna and Michael K Shehata and Martin J. Edelman and Marnie Kremer and Roy A. Patchell and Young Kwok},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2008},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={19-23}
}
PURPOSE To report the outcome of patients with synchronous, solitary brain metastasis from non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery (GKSRS). PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-two patients diagnosed with synchronous, solitary brain metastasis from NSCLC were treated with GKSRS between 1993 and 2006. The median Karnofsky performance status (KPS) was 90. Patients had thoracic Stage I-III disease (American Joint Committee on Cancer 2002 guidelines… CONTINUE READING

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