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05 March 2014
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BRAIN METASTASIS FROM UTERINE MALIGNANCIES: TREATMENT MODALITIES AND PROGNOSTIC FACTORS

Naoual Benhmidou1, Fadoua Rais1, Abdellah Aissa1, Otman Akkar2, Khadija Bellahammou2, Hasna Loughlimi1, Abdelhak Maghous1, Fadila Kouhen1, Tayeb Kebdani1, Hanan Elkacemi1, Sanaa Elmajjaoui1, Noureddine Benjaafar1.

1) Department of Radiotherapy, National Institute of Oncology, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.

2) Department of Medical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco.

Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest.

Received: 21.04.16 Accepted: 10.06.16

Citation: 10.5455/ijsm.brain-metastases-uterine

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Abstract:

Isolated brain metastases from gynecologic malignancies are unusual. Advances in therapeutic modalities including surgery, whole brain radiotherapy stereotactic radiosurgery and chemotherapy improved survival and quality of life in this population. Therapeutic decision is based on patients’ specific prognostic factors. We report three cases of isolated brain metastases from gynecologic cancers and discuss treatment modalities in the light of a literature review.

Keywords: Brain metastasis, gynecologic malignancies, brain surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, whole brain radiotherapy


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Benhmidou, N., Rais, F., Aissa, A., Akkar, O., Bellahammou, K., Loughlimi, H., Maghous, A., Kouhen, F., Kebdani, T., Elkacemi, H., Elmajjaoui, S. and Benjaafar, N. (2017) ‘Brain metastasis from uterine malignancies: Treatment modalities and prognostic factors’, International Journal of Surgery and Medicine, , p. Online First. doi: 10.5455/ijsm.brain-metastases-uterine.

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Benhmidou, N., Rais, F., Aissa, A., Akkar, O., Bellahammou, K., Loughlimi, H., Maghous, A., Kouhen, F., Kebdani, T., Elkacemi, H., Elmajjaoui, S. and Benjaafar, N. (2017) ‘Brain metastasis from uterine malignancies: Treatment modalities and prognostic factors’, International Journal of Surgery and Medicine, , p. Online First. doi: 10.5455/ijsm.brain-metastases-uterine.
(Benhmidou, Rais, Aissa, et al., 2017)

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