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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To examine the relationship between neurocognitive function (NCF) and quality of life (QOL) in patients with brain… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To prospectively compare the effect of prophylactic and therapeutic whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) on memory function in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE Our goals were to evaluate the safety of adding rituximab to methotrexate (MTX)-based chemotherapy for primary CNS… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety profile and efficacy of whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) concomitantly with temozolomide (TMZ) in… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Evaluation of the treatment outcome after radiosurgery (RS) alone or in combination with whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT… (More)
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