Pain figures are unsuitable for determination of palliative radiotherapy portals in patients with hormone refractory prostatic cancer.


We aimed to compare bone scintigraphy with pain extension and other quality of life (QoL) factors in order to evaluate QoL and the appropriateness of using pain figures and a subjective pain description as the basis for palliative radiotherapy (RT) portals. Twenty-three patients with progressive hormone-refractory prostatic adenocarcinoma were investigated… (More)


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