Brain Tumors and Brain Metastases

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: January 27, 2006

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Brain Cancer: The Basics
Information on tumors that start in the brain

Overview of Brain Metastases and Available Treatments
Information on tumors that have traveled from another area of the body


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Surgical resection and whole brain radiation therapy prolongs survival and improves symptoms

Mar 14, 2011 - Surgical resection and whole brain radiation therapy of gastrointestinal brain metastases is associated with prolonged survival and improved quality of life, but survival is still lower compared to metastases arising from other tumors, according to a review published online Feb. 11 in Cancer.



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