Treatment of solitary brain metastasis. Resection followed by whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) and a radiation boost to the metastatic site.


BACKGROUND Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) is reported to improve local control after resection of brain metastases. Improvement of survival was only observed in patients with controlled extracranial disease. The optimum radiation schedule has yet to be defined. The authors' experience with a postoperative approach including WBRT and a radiation boost… (More)