WBRT

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WBRTWhole Brain Radiation Therapy
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Whole brain radiation therapy with or without stereotactic radiosurgery boost for patients with one to three brain metastases: Phase III results of the RTOG 9508 randomised trial.
Oceanside, NY, October 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Long Island Gamma Knife[R] at South Nassau Communities Hospital, which has been upgraded to the Perfexion, the latest advancement in Gamma Knife technology, offers significant advantages over whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) for patients whose cancer has metastasized to their brain.
Cancer patients who receive stereotsctic radiosurgery (SRS) and whole brain radiation therapy for the treatment of metastatic brain tumors have more than twice the risk of developing learning and memory problems than those treated with SRS alone, maintains research from the University of Texas M.D.