Commentary (Loeffler/Shrieve): An Overview of Radiotherapy Trials for the Treatment of Brain Metastases
November 01, 1995
Each year more than 100,000 cancer patients in the United States develop brain metastases . Of these, the majority will have either multiple lesions or uncontrolled primary or metastatic disease [2-4]. The treatment and care of patients with brain metastases remains a serious health-care problem. The article by Berk is a comprehensive review of completed or ongoing clinical trials worldwide evaluating the role of radiotherapy in the treatment of patients with brain metastases.