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.

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.

I Wish You Knew

How cancer patients have changed my life

View More

Blogs and Web Chats

OncoLink Blogs give our readers a chance to react to and comment on key cancer news topics and provides a forum for OncoLink Experts and readers to share opinions and learn from each other.

OncoLink OncoPilot

Facing a new cancer diagnosis or changing the course of your current treatment? Let our cancer nurses help you through!

Learn More

OncoLink Cancer Treatment and Resources