The incidence of symptomatic brain metastases from extra-pulmonary small cell carcinoma: Is there a role for prophylactic cranial irradiation in a clinically relevant population cohort?

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To examine the incidence and outcomes of patients with brain metastases from extra-pulmonary small cell carcinoma (EPSCC) and assess the indication for prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI). MATERIALS AND METHODS A Provincial cancer registry was used to conduct a retrospective, population-based study of patients diagnosed with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2017.06.005

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@article{Caluw2017TheIO, title={The incidence of symptomatic brain metastases from extra-pulmonary small cell carcinoma: Is there a role for prophylactic cranial irradiation in a clinically relevant population cohort?}, author={Alex De Caluw{\'e} and Gale Bowering and Alan Nichol and Fred Hsu}, journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology}, year={2017}, volume={124 1}, pages={31-37} }