Diagnosis-Specific Prognostic Factors, Indexes, and Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of 4,259 Patients

Diagnosis-Specific Prognostic Factors, Indexes, and Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Newly... Purpose Controversy endures regarding the optimal treatment of patients with brain metastases (BMs). Debate persists, despite many randomized trials, perhaps because BM patients are a heterogeneous population. The purpose of the present study was to identify significant diagnosis-specific prognostic factors and indexes (Diagnosis-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment (DS-GPA)). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics Elsevier

Diagnosis-Specific Prognostic Factors, Indexes, and Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of 4,259 Patients

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc.
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0360-3016
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10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.08.025
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Abstract

Purpose Controversy endures regarding the optimal treatment of patients with brain metastases (BMs). Debate persists, despite many randomized trials, perhaps because BM patients are a heterogeneous population. The purpose of the present study was to identify significant diagnosis-specific prognostic factors and indexes (Diagnosis-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment (DS-GPA)).

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International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology PhysicsElsevier

Published: Jul 1, 2010

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