Models support prophylactic cranial irradiation.

  title={Models support prophylactic cranial irradiation.},
  author={Minesh P. Mehta},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={24 22},
  • Minesh P. Mehta
  • Published 2006 in
    Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lee et al present a rather unique and useful statistical interpretation of the waxing question of prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) for patients with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). The concept of PCI for SCLC has its origins in the comparison of the behavior of this disease with childhood leukemia, a disease that is essentially systemic in nature, widespread at diagnosis, and exquisitely chemosensitive, with a high rate of complete… CONTINUE READING


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