Pain and mean absorbed dose to the pubic bone after radiotherapy among gynecological cancer survivors.

@article{Waldenstrm2011PainAM,
  title={Pain and mean absorbed dose to the pubic bone after radiotherapy among gynecological cancer survivors.},
  author={A Waldenstr{\"o}m and Caroline Olsson and Ulrica Wilder{\"a}ng and Gail Dunberger and Helena Lind and Massoud al-Abany and A. W. Palm and Elisabeth {\AA}vall-Lundqvist and K W Johansson and Gunnar Steineck},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={1171-80}
}
PURPOSE To analyze the relationship between mean absorbed dose to the pubic bone after pelvic radiotherapy for gynecological cancer and occurrence of pubic bone pain among long-term survivors. METHODS AND MATERIALS In an unselected, population-based study, we identified 823 long-term gynecological cancer survivors treated with pelvic radiotherapy during 1991-2003. For comparison, we used a non-radiation-treated control population of 478 matched women from the Swedish Population Register. Pain… CONTINUE READING

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