Treatment of multiple brain metastases: Is there still an indication for surgery?

Claudia Lindner & Gabriele Schackert
Introduction: Metastases are the most frequent tumors in the brain. At the time of diagnosis, more than 50% of the cancer patients present with multiple lesions. Standard treatment comprises whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) resulting in an overall survival time (OST) of 3-6 months. The goal[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]