Determining the incidence of pain flare following palliative radiotherapy for symptomatic bone metastases: results from three canadian cancer centers.

@article{Hird2009DeterminingTI,
  title={Determining the incidence of pain flare following palliative radiotherapy for symptomatic bone metastases: results from three canadian cancer centers.},
  author={Amanda E Hird and Edward Kaihua Chow and Liying Zhang and Rebecca Lai-Ping Wong and Jackson Wu and Emily Sinclair and Cyril Danjoux and May N. Tsao and Elizabeth A. Barnes and Andrew Loblaw},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2009},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={
          193-7
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of pain flare following radiotherapy (RT) for painful bone metastases. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with bone metastases treated with RT were eligible. Worst pain scores and analgesic consumption were collected before, daily during, and for 10 days after treatment. Pain flare was defined as a 2-point increase in the worst pain score (0-10) compared to baseline with no decrease in analgesic intake, or a 25% increase in analgesic intake with no decrease in… CONTINUE READING
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