Central nervous system cancers, Version 2.2014: Featured updates to the NCCN guidelines Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms

abstract

  • The NCCN Guidelines for Central Nervous System Cancers provide multidisciplinary recommendations for the clinical management of patients with cancers of the central nervous system. These NCCN Guidelines Insights highlight recent updates regarding the management of metastatic brain tumors using radiation therapy. Use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is no longer limited to patients with 3 or fewer lesions, because data suggest that total disease burden, rather than number of lesions, is predictive of survival benefits associated with the technique. SRS is increasingly becoming an integral part of management of patients with controlled, low-volume brain metastases.

authors

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4337873

PubMed ID

  • 25361798

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1517

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 12

number

  • 11