Lawrence Berk, MD, PhD | Authors

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An Overview of Radiotherapy Trials for the Treatment of Brain Metastases

November 01, 1995

A review of the English literature was undertaken to (1) determine the efficacy of radiation therapy for the treatment of brain metastases, (2) identify prognostic factors, and (3) ascertain whether there is an effect of treatment technique on outcome. Critical analysis of relevant randomized trials indicated that radiation therapy can effectively palliate the symptoms of brain metastases.