Treating Multiple Brain Tumors with Radiosurgery Results in Improved Survival

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Brain Tumor Treatment and Radiosurgery

Treating four or more brain tumors in a single radiosurgery session resulted in improved survival compared to whole brain radiation therapy alone, according to a study the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine presented today at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in Denver.

"Cancer patients with multiple metastases to the brain face very grim prognoses and