In the News: 5 Myths About Brain Metastases

It Is Time to Reevaluate the Management of Patients With Brain Metastases,” a manuscript in the July 2014 issue of Neurosurgery by Kondziolka et al is featured in a Medscape article titled “5 Myths About Brain Metastases”.

It is time to address a series of myths or “historical misconceptions” about brain metastases that might be compromising the optimal care of patients, according to a report published in the July issue of Neurosurgery.

Brain metastases have often been subjected to a “nihilistic” approach from the oncology community for a variety of reasons, including the relatively short survival of affected patients, write the authors, led by Douglas S. Kondziolka, MD, MSc, director of the Gamma Knife Program in the Department of Neurosurgery at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.

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