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Martin Kocher, Riccardo Soffietti, Ufuk Abacioglu, Salvador VillĂ , Francois Fauchon, Brigitta G Baumert, Laura Fariselli, Tzahala Tzuk-Shina, Rolf-Dieter Kortmann, Christian Carrie, Mohamed Ben Hassel, Mauri Kouri, Egils Valeinis, Dirk van den Berge, Sandra Collette, Laurence Collette, Rolf-Peter Mueller
PURPOSE: This European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer phase III trial assesses whether adjuvant whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) increases the duration of functional independence after surgery or radiosurgery of brain metastases. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with one to three brain metastases of solid tumors (small-cell lung cancer excluded) with stable systemic disease or asymptomatic primary tumors and WHO performance status (PS) of 0 to 2 were treated with complete surgery or radiosurgery and randomly assigned to adjuvant WBRT (30 Gy in 10 fractions) or observation (OBS)...
January 10, 2011: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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