Risk factors for development of melanoma brain metastasis and disease progression: a single-center retrospective analysis.


Melanoma metastasis to the brain is associated with a poor prognosis. We sought to determine patient demographics and primary tumor factors associated with the development of brain metastasis (BM) and survival. We also investigated whether the BM detection setting (routine screening vs. symptomatic presentation) affected clinical outcomes. A database of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000382