Randomized treatment of brain metastasis with gamma knife radiosurgery, whole brain radiotherapy or both

@inproceedings{Chougule2000RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized treatment of brain metastasis with gamma knife radiosurgery, whole brain radiotherapy or both},
  author={Prakash B. Chougule and M Burton-Williams and S. Saris and Zhen Zheng and Bel{\'e}n Ponte and Georg Nor{\'e}n and Lucy Alderson and Gerhard Friehs and David E. Wazer and Mel H. Epstein},
  year={2000}
}
Results: The overall median survival was 7, 5 and 9 months for the GK, GK + WBRT and WBRT arms respectively. The local control was 87%, 91%. and 62% for GK, GK + WBRT and WBRT alone arms respectively, suggesting that the two radiosurgery arms were superior. However. the occurrence of new brain lesions was lower (43%, 19% and 23% for GK, GK + WBRT and WBRT alone respectively) in the two arms receiving WBRT. Regardless of treatment group, the local control and survival for patients who had… CONTINUE READING

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