Initial Management of Metastatic Brain Tumors: Role of Surgery, Radiosurgery, and Radiation Therapy

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Initial Management of Metastatic Brain Tumors: Role of Surgery, Radiosurgery, and Radiation Therapy

Postby Janine » Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:35 pm

Guidelines for the Initial Management of Metastatic Brain Tumors: Role of Surgery, Radiosurgery, and Radiation Therapy
Matthew G. Ewend, MD; David E. Morris, MD; Lisa A. Carey, MD; Alim M. Ladha, MD; Steven Brem, MD
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6(5):505-514, 2008.

In This Article -
Abstract and Introduction
Initial Medical Stabilization: Control of Seizures and Cerebral Edema
Diagnostic Workup of Suspected Brain Metastases
Initial Determination of Factors Affecting Prognosis and Treatment Pathway
Surgical Therapy
Radiosurgery
Whole Brain Radiotherapy
Chemotherapy and Biologic Therapy
Conclusions
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1st dx ILC st 3, er+, pr+, her2-, T3, N1 1998. Bone mets 2004. Liver mets 2008. Leptomeningial mets 2009.

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