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Whole-Lung Irradiation to Treat Metastases?


#1

MSKCC is reporting the case of a patient with synovial sarcoma who benefited from whole-lung irradiation:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24939451


#2

This should be useful to our members with mets in the lungs. Thank you, Elodie, for posting.


#3

I would not mind trying this on my Stage 4 Synovial Sarcoma in both lungs. I wish they had more studies on this type of treatment. I would love to have 3.8 years with NED. Chemo just does not work on Synovial Sarcoma with only 10-20% Overall Response Rate. I wish they would invent a Chemo drug with at least a 50-60% Overall Response Rate.