Brain metastases: costs for care need to be spend more effectively!

Pieter E. Postmus


Brain metastases are a very common problem in many cancers and usually result in considerable morbidity and mortality (1). Among the most common malignancies, symptomatic brain metastases of lung cancer have a high incidence, both at the time of diagnosis of the disease, and at a later stage during therapy or follow-up after therapy.