Therapy and prophylaxis of brain metastases.

@article{Kienast2010TherapyAP,
  title={Therapy and prophylaxis of brain metastases.},
  author={Yvonne Kienast and Frank Winkler},
  journal={Expert review of anticancer therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={1763-77}
}
Metastases of various tumors to the brain account for the majority of brain cancers, and are associated with a poor prognosis. The most common primary sites are lung, breast, skin, kidney and colon; 10-40% of cancer patients develop brain metastases during the course of the disease. The incidence of brain metastasis appears to be rising; reasons may include better therapies for the systemic disease with longer survival of cancer patients but lower efficiency against brain metastases. In this… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 extracted citations

New developments in brain metastases

Therapeutic advances in neurological disorders • 2018

The brain metastatic niche

Journal of Molecular Medicine • 2015
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…