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Radiation therapy of choroidal metastases from breast cancer

  • Erwin M. Röttinger
  • Reinhold Heckemann
  • Eberhard Scherer
  • Martin Vogel
  • Gerd Meyer-Schwickerath
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Summary

Radiation therapy of 26 patients with choroidal metastases from breast cancer has been reviewed. At the time of initial diagnosis of choroidal metastases 13 patients had bilateral choroidal metastases. The median age of the patients was 54 years and the survival from the first symptom of choroidal metastases varied from 2 to 45 months with a median survival of 9.5 months.

End results of radiation therapy had been recorded in 22 patients. Local radiation therapy improved vision permanently in 16 patients.

Keywords

Public Health Radiation Breast Cancer Median Survival Initial Diagnosis 
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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erwin M. Röttinger
    • 1
  • Reinhold Heckemann
    • 1
  • Eberhard Scherer
    • 1
  • Martin Vogel
    • 2
  • Gerd Meyer-Schwickerath
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiation TherapyUniversitätsklinikum EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyUniversitätsklinikum EssenEssenGermany

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