Predicting overall survival in patients with brain metastases from esophageal cancer.

@article{Rades2014PredictingOS,
  title={Predicting overall survival in patients with brain metastases from esophageal cancer.},
  author={Dirk Rades and Liesa Dziggel and Tobias Bartscht and Jan Gliemroth},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={6763-5}
}
AIM To identify survival predictors and develop a survival score for patients with brain metastases from esophageal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS In 16 patients, seven factors were analyzed including age, gender, Karnofsky performance score (KPS), time from diagnosis of esophageal cancer to irradiation, number of brain metastases, histology, and presence… CONTINUE READING