Leptomeningeal metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer: Survival and the impact of whole brain radiotherapy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Cranial Irradiation
  • Meningeal Carcinomatosis

abstract

  • This retrospective study, the largest published series, demonstrates the poor survival of LM from NSCLC. In this study, survival was not improved by WBRT. The survival of patients selected for IT chemotherapy and those with EGFR mutations treated with TKIs highlights the importance of developing novel agents.

publication date

  • February 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3182398e4f

PubMed ID

  • 22089116

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 382

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 7

number

  • 2