Brain Metastasis

When cancer cells spread from one area into the brain, it is called brain metastasis, which is treated differently than a tumor that starts in the brain.
Brain Metastases and Available Treatments
Overview of brain metastases, or tumors that have spread to the brain, and the available treatment options.
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    News stories related to brain metastases.


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ASTRO: Avoiding Hippocampus Preserves Memory in Brain Mets

Oct 4, 2013 - For patients with brain metastases, hippocampal avoidance whole brain radiotherapy is associated with less memory decline at four months, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, held from Sept. 22 to 25 in Atlanta.



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