Prognostic Factors for Brain Metastases after Whole Brain Radiotherapy

  title={Prognostic Factors for Brain Metastases after Whole Brain Radiotherapy},
  author={Katharina Fleckenstein and Holger Hof and Frank Lohr and Frederik Wenz and Michael Wannenmacher},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
Prognostic factors for overall survival of patients treated for brain metastases with whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) at a single institution were retrospectively evaluated, and the validity of the RTOG recursive partitioning analysis (RPA) for prognostic classes was assessed. The data of all patients (n = 268) with brain metastases from solid tumors homogeneously treated between 01/1997 and 09/1999 at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, with WBRT without surgery or radiosurgery were… CONTINUE READING
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