Brain metastases are tumors that originate in tissues or organs outside the brain and spread secondarily to the brain. These tumors are a common complication of systemic cancer and an important cause of morbidity (rate of disease) and mortality (death) in cancer patients. They are the most common intracranial tumors (tumors inside the skull) and their incidence may be rising. Approximately 170,000 new cases of brain metastasis are diagnosed in the United States each year.

Brain Metastasis Overview

  • Risk Groups

  • Symptoms

  • Prognosis

  • Treatment Modalities

  • Radiological Diagnosis


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