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Intraarterial Therapy with or without Radiation Therapy for Patients with Brain Tumors

  • Stefan Madajewicz
  • Raphael Davis
  • Frederick Gutman
  • James Manzione
  • Allen Meek
  • Patricia Roche
  • Patricia Hentschel

Abstract

The brain is the frequent site for primary and metastatic tumors. CNS metastases represent the largest number of tumors found in the brain. It is estimated that over 170,000 cases of new brain metastases occur annually in the United States (Sause, 2000). Bronchogenic carcinoma is the single most common tumor to metastasize to the brain.

Keywords

Brain Metastasis High Grade Glioma Glioblastoma Multiforme Karnofsky Performance Status Anaplastic Astrocytoma 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Madajewicz
    • 1
  • Raphael Davis
    • 1
  • Frederick Gutman
    • 1
  • James Manzione
    • 1
  • Allen Meek
    • 1
  • Patricia Roche
    • 1
  • Patricia Hentschel
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Neoplastic Diseases, Department of Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology Section Department of Radiation TherapyState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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