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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Nieder, C; Andratschke, NH; Geinitz, H; Grosu, AL 
Title:
Diagnosis-specific graded prognostic assessment score is valid in patients with brain metastases treated in routine clinical practice in two European countries. 
Abstract:
Assessment of cancer- and host-related prognostic factors has a long tradition in patients with brain metastases. In continuation of large-scale studies performed by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) in the United States, the 4-tiered diagnosis-specific graded prognostic assessment (DS-GPA) score has been developed. It stratifies patients with common primary tumours metastasizing to the brain (malignant melanoma, lung, breast, kidney and gastrointestinal cancers) into subgroups with di...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Med Sci Monit 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
CR450-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1234-1010 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie