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Is Whole-Brain Radiation Best For SCLC Patients With Brain Metastases?

Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center challenges the use of whole-brain radiation for brain metastases from small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). The study, published in the journal Lung Cancer, found that median overall survival was longer for SCLC patients who received whole-brain radiation therapy, when compared with patients who received stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).