Is Short-Course Radiotherapy with High Doses per Fraction the Appropriate Regimen for Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression in Colorectal Cancer Patients?

Abstract

Various radiotherapy (RT) schedules are used worldwide for metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC). Every treatment session may cause discomfort to the mostly debilitated patients. A short overall treatment time appears beneficial, especially for MSCC patients with an extremely poor survival such as colorectal cancer patients. This study evaluates whether… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00066-006-1578-9

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Slides referencing similar topics