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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Scharp, Maike; Hauswald, Henrik; Bischof, Marc; Debus, Juergen; Combs, Stephanie E 
Title:
Re-irradiation in the treatment of patients with cerebral metastases of solid tumors: retrospective analysis. 
Abstract:
Goal of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the role of repeat whole brain radiotherapy in the palliative care of patients with brain metastases due to solid tumors.Data regarding demographic data, primary tumor, metastasis, radiotherapy and symptoms were compiled on 134 patients with cerebral metastases that received repeat whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) in our clinic between 2002 and 2011.The analyzed group consisted of 63 (47%) women and 71 (53%) men with a median age of 57 at the st...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiat Oncol 
Year:
2014 
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Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie