Brain Tumors pp 307-322 | Cite as

Advances in the Management of Cerebral Metastases

  • Fadi Hanbali
  • Raymond Sawaya
Part of the Contemporary Cancer Research book series (CCR)

Abstract

Brain metastases are the most common intracranial tumors in adults (23,48,62). Their incidence is thought to be increasing as a result of several factors, namely, early detection secondary to advances in diagnostic technology and prolonged survival from improved systemic chemotherapy.

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Fatigue Toxicity Lymphoma Adenocarcinoma Corticosteroid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fadi Hanbali
    • 1
  • Raymond Sawaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer CenterHouston

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