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Update on the systematic review of palliative radiotherapy trials for bone metastases.
AIMS To update previous meta-analyses of randomised palliative radiotherapy trials comparing single fractions versus multiple fractions. MATERIALS AND METHODS All published randomised controlledExpand
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Update of the international consensus on palliative radiotherapy endpoints for future clinical trials in bone metastases.
PURPOSE To update the international consensus on palliative radiotherapy endpoints for future clinical trials in bone metastases by surveying international experts regarding previous uncertaintiesExpand
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Frequency of reporting and predictive factors for anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer.
AIMS The prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer has been reported to be on average 25% and to significantly affect patients' quality of life. Despite high prevalenceExpand
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Quality of life after palliative radiation therapy for patients with painful bone metastases: results of an international study validating the EORTC QLQ-BM22.
PURPOSE Radiation therapy (RT) is an effective method of palliating painful bone metastases and can improve function and reduce analgesic requirements. In advanced cancer patients, quality of lifeExpand
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Pain flare is a common adverse event in steroid-naïve patients after spine stereotactic body radiation therapy: a prospective clinical trial.
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of pain flare after spine stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in steroid-naïve patients and identify predictive factors. METHODS AND MATERIALS Forty-oneExpand
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Developmentally and Culturally Inappropriate Practice in U.s. Early Childhood Programs, Early Childhood Programs, Kindergarten Programs: Prevalence, Severity, and Its Relationship with Teacher and
The late 1960s witnessed the beginning of tremendous expansion of early childhood programs in the U.S. Over the past few decades, enrolling young children, ranging from infants of several months oldExpand
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The role of fractures and lipids in the seed coat in the loss of hardseededness of six Mediterranean legume species
Changes in the seed coat morphology of 12 annual legumes were studied using environmental scanning electron microscopy (ESEM). The seeds of Biserrula pelecinus L. cv. Casbah, Ornithopus sativus cv.Expand
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Single fraction conventional external beam radiation therapy for bone metastases: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials.
PURPOSE To determine the optimal dose of single fraction conventional palliative radiation therapy for the relief of pain caused by bone metastases. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ovid version of EMBASE andExpand
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Minimal clinically important differences in the Edmonton symptom assessment system in patients with advanced cancer.
CONTEXT Longitudinal symptom monitoring is important in the setting of patients with advanced cancer. Scores over time may naturally fluctuate, although a patient may feel the same. OBJECTIVES TheExpand
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Comparison and Literature Review of Occupational Stress in a Palliative Radiotherapy Clinic's Interprofessional Team, the Radiation Therapists, and the Nurses at an Academic Cancer Centre.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the predisposing factors for occupational stress within the Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program (RRRP), radiation therapists (RTs), and registeredExpand
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