Tomasz Walasek

Zakład Radioterapii, Centrum Onkologii – Instytut im. Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie, Oddział w Krakowie, Poland


  • Review Article   
    Brain metastasis from colorectal carcinoma. Clinical picture, treatment and prognosis
    Author(s): Tomasz Walasek

    The occurrence of brain metastasis from colorectal carcinoma (BM-CRC) ranges from 0.06–4%. Their rare occurrence makes various issues associated with these lesions controversial. Based on the literature data, this article presents population characteristics and clinical features of BM-CRC, their treatment methods and prognostic factors in these patients. It has been demonstrated that BM-CRC is mainly detected in patients with advanced CRC (III° and IV°) and is usually preceded by lung and liver metastases. The authors report population- based characteristics of BM-CRC, i.e. greater frequency in males and mean patient age of 51–73 years, and clinical features, such as supratentorial location in over a half of cases, the occurrence of a single BM-CRC in a half of patients and median size of 24–33 mm. Moreover, the authors discuss trea.. Read More»

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Editors List

  • Yousef Alomi

    Yousef Alomi
    The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
    Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
    Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Osamu Tanaka

    Osamu Tanaka
    Assistant Professor,
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Asahi University Hospital
    Gifu city, Gifu, Japan

  • Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb

    Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE

  • Andrzej Zdziennicki

    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)

  • Krzysztof Urbanski

    Head of the Oncology Gynecology Clinic, Oncology Center - Instytut im. Maria Sklodowska Curie, Department in Krakow (Krakow, Poland)