What is it about?

Patients with tumors spread to the brain can be treated with surgery or radiotherapy to the whole brain or the tumor focus only. These have different degrees of side effects for brain function. The decision for different treatment depends on patient condition, and how fast the tumor spread to the brain is.

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Why is it important?

Different situations are discussed. It gives guidance to readers in decision-making.


The analysis is practical and useful.

Patricia Tai
University of Saskatchewan

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This page is a summary of: Metastatic Brain Tumors: To Treat or Not to Treat, and with What?, Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, September 2020, Bentham Science Publishers,
DOI: 10.2174/1573394715666181211150849.
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