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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Nieder, C; Marienhagen, K; Thamm, R; Astner, ST; Molls, M; Norum, J 
Title:
Prediction of very short survival in patients with brain metastases from breast cancer 
Abstract:
Aims: Current prognostic models are not accurate enough to identify brain metastases patients with very short survival, i.e.< 2 months, who are unlikely to derive major benefit from whole brain radiotherapy. Our aim was to develop a more reliable model. Materials and methods: This was a retrospective analysis of a German database, which was used to develop a score, and an additional database from Norway, which was used for validation purposes. Results: The groups included 67 and 32 patients, re...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
337-339 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0936-6555 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie