Formula determines radiosurgery for brain metastases

Investigators in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, have proposed a simple formula for estimating the optimal radiosurgery dose for patients with brain metastases, thus reducing the incidence of radionecrosis, which has been shown to be associated with increasing radiosurgery doses and the target size. Published in Radiotherapy and Oncology (dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2016.05.001), the formula is based on lesional volume and brain toxicity parameters.
Clinical Oncology