Magnetic resonance (MR) patterns of brain metastasis in lung cancer patients: correlation of imaging findings with symptom.

@article{Jena2008MagneticR,
  title={Magnetic resonance (MR) patterns of brain metastasis in lung cancer patients: correlation of imaging findings with symptom.},
  author={Amarnath Jena and S Taneja and Vineet Talwar and Jai Bhagwan Sharma},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={140-4}
}
INTRODUCTION Asymptomatic brain metastasis in lung cancer patients, if detected early have been reported to show survival benefit with treatment. These asymptomatic metastasis have been found to be smaller and less in number than those with symptoms. We however observed that many lung cancer patients bear a significant metastatic load in the brain irrespective of the stage or neurologic symptoms at the time of initial presentation. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on… CONTINUE READING