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Whole-Brain Radiotherapy

Known as: WBRT, whole-brain radiation therapy 
A type of external radiation therapy used to treat patients who have cancer in the brain. It is often used to treat patients whose cancer has spread… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
The most recent version of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
PURPOSE Hippocampal neural stem-cell injury during whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) may play a role in memory decline. Intensity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND To determine the protective effects of memantine on cognitive function in patients receiving whole-brain radiotherapy… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Important advances have been made in the understanding and management of adult gliomas and primary CNS lymphomas--the two most… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
PURPOSE This European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer phase III trial assesses whether adjuvant whole-brain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND It is unclear whether the benefit of adding whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) to stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT In patients with brain metastases, it is unclear whether adding up-front whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Brain metastases occur in up to 40% of all patients with systemic cancer. We aimed to assess whether stereotactic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE Multiple brain metastases are a common health problem, frequently diagnosed in patients with cancer. The prognosis, even… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT For the treatment of a single metastasis to the brain, surgical resection combined with postoperative radiotherapy is… Expand
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