Validation of recursive partitioning analysis classification in patients with brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer treated with short-course accelerated radiotherapy.

@article{Agarwal2010ValidationOR,
  title={Validation of recursive partitioning analysis classification in patients with brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer treated with short-course accelerated radiotherapy.},
  author={J P Agarwal and Tabassum Wadasadawala and Anusheel Munshi and Prof. Rakesh K. Chadda and Rajiv C. Apsani and Mahesh Upasani and Sarbani Ghosh Laskar and C. S. Pramesh and George Karimundackal and Harikumar Menon and Kumar Prabhash and Nirmala Ajit Jambhekar},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={
          837-43
        }
}
AIMS To study various prognostic factors affecting outcome and to validate Radiation Therapy Oncology Group recursive partitioning analysis (RPA) class in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with brain metastases treated with short-course accelerated radiotherapy (SCAR). MATERIALS AND METHODS The case records of 100 patients with NSCLC consecutively treated at Tata Memorial Hospital from August 2006 to August 2009 were studied for various patient, tumour and treatment-related prognostic… CONTINUE READING