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Modern oncology places a high clinical necessity on the study of brain metastases. Brain metastases are by far the most prevalent intracranial tumors, and depending on the underlying primary tumor type, they can affect between 10% and 50% of cancer patients. The abundant blood supply provided by the brain microenvironment promotes tumor growth, and the blood-brain barrier prevents treatments from reaching the brain, reducing their efficacy. This chapter provides an overview of the different types of brain metastases using fifteen questions.

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Das, J.M. (2023). Metastatic Brain Tumors. In: Neuro-Oncology Explained Through Multiple Choice Questions. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13253-7_13

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