Response to "Diagnosis-specific prognostic factors, indexes, and treatment outcomes for patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases: a multi-institutional analysis of 4,259 patients." (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010:77:655-661).
To the Editor:We appreciate the interest of Drs. Song, Levitt, and Park in our original publication (1) and in our subsequent response to the letter of Drs. Meyer and Timmerman (2). In their letter, Drs. Song, Levitt, and Park make two main points: Tumors can become more hypoxic after repeated doses of irradiation because of vascular damage (especially with… (More)