Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases: Changing Practice Patterns and Disparities in the United States.

@article{Kann2017RadiosurgeryFB,
  title={Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases: Changing Practice Patterns and Disparities in the United States.},
  author={Benjamin H. Kann and Henry S Park and Skyler Bryce Johnson and Veronica L. Chiang and James Byunghoon Yu},
  journal={Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN},
  year={2017},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={
          1494-1502
        }
}
Background: Management of brain metastases typically includes radiotherapy (RT) with conventional fractionation and/or stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). However, optimal indications and practice patterns for SRS remain unclear. We sought to evaluate national practice patterns for patients with metastatic disease receiving brain RT. Methods: We queried the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) for patients diagnosed with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or… CONTINUE READING
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