(153)Sm-EDTMP for pain relief of bone metastases from prostate and breast cancer and other malignancies.

@article{CorreaGonzlez2014153SmEDTMPFP,
  title={(153)Sm-EDTMP for pain relief of bone metastases from prostate and breast cancer and other malignancies.},
  author={Luis Correa-Gonz{\'a}lez and Consuelo Arteaga de Murphy and Pablo Antonio Pichardo-Romero and Martha Pedraza-L{\'o}pez and Claudia Moreno-Garc{\'i}a and Luis Correa-Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={301-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Approximately 85% of patients with cancer suffer severe metastatic bone pain for which radionuclide therapy has been employed for pain palliation. We undertook this study to evaluate the pain relief effect of (153)Sm-EDTMP in Mexican patients with severe and painful bone metastases from mainly prostate, breast, and renal cancer and other malignancies. METHODS Patients (277) with intense sustained pain caused by bone metastases were referred to the Nuclear Medicine… CONTINUE READING