Journal article

Outcomes of stereotactic radiotherapy for cranial and extracranial metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A systematic review

Gargi Kothari, Farshad Foroudi, Suki Gill, Niall M Corcoran, Shankar Siva

Acta Oncologica | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Stereotactic radiotherapy is a non-invasive, ablative technique which may be particularly effective in treating metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The study objective was to analyse outcomes and toxicity of stereotactic radiotherapy in metastatic RCC. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Following the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines, a systematic review of Medline was performed in March 2013. Exclusion criteria included mixed histology studies and case series. Local control, overall survival and toxicities were analysed. RESULTS: From 148 publications identified, 16 and 10 publications for cranial and extracranial metastatic RCC met inc..

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