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Table 4 Time to brain progression (TTBP) and overall survival (OS) according to the type of treatment for brain metastases

From: Brain metastases from solid tumors: disease outcome according to type of treatment and therapeutic resources of the treating center

  Surgery-SRS 88 pts WBRT 136 pts Chemotherapy 66 pts
BPFa survival at 1 year 80 % 76 % 62 %
BPF survival at 2 years 71 % 53.5 % 34 %
median TTBP 27 months 25 months 14 months
  (C.I. 95%:16-21) (C.I. 95%:20-30) (C.I. 95%:11-17)
1 year OS 74.9 % 47.3 % 33.6 %
2 years OS 42.1 % 23 % 11.5 %
median OS 18 months 10 months 8 months
  (C.I. 95%:26-28) (C.I. 95%:7-14) (C.I. 95%:7-10)
  1. aBrain Progression Free Survival