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Focused Radiation Protects Tumor Patients' Brain Function
Date:10/5/2009

he use of SRS alone in the initial management of patients newly diagnosed with one to three brain metastases. We recommend that initial SRS alone combined with close clinical monitoring should be the preferred treatment strategy for such patients," they concluded.

The study appears online and in the November print issue of The Lancet Oncology.

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The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about brain tumors.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: The Lancet Oncology, news release, Oct. 4, 2009


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