Metástasis de los Huesos: Los Fundamentos


Bone metastases, also called "bone mets," are deposits of cancers within the bone, which occurs when a cancer spreads from somewhere else in the body. Some cancers that are more likely to spread to the bone include breast, prostate, and lung cancer.

Tratamiento de las metástasis del hueso con los bisfosfonatos


A look at bone metastases and medications used to treat them.
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Use of Single-Fraction Radiation for Pain Found Rare in Elderly

Oct 9, 2013 - Although single-fraction radiotherapy has been shown to be effective for pain relief of bone metastases in patients with prostate cancer, only about 3 percent of elderly patients receive single-fraction compared with multiple-fraction radiotherapy, according to a research letter published in the Oct. 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.



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