Ruda-2001

MethodsRetrospective case series of patients with biopsy proven brain metastasis and unknown primary tumour treated in a single institution between 1987 and 1996.
Participants and Country33 patients. Italy
InterventionsWBRT in all cases. Surgery in 22/33 cases
OutcomesOverall survival
WBRT fractionation30 to 50 Gy in 2 or 3 Gy fractions
Notes

From: Guideline chapter 4, Specific Presentations

Cover of Diagnosis and Management of Metastatic Malignant Disease of Unknown Primary Origin
Diagnosis and Management of Metastatic Malignant Disease of Unknown Primary Origin.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 104.
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