Palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases: Update of an ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline.

@article{Lutz2017PalliativeRT,
  title={Palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases: Update of an ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline.},
  author={Stephen Thomas Lutz and Tracy Anne Balboni and Joshua Adam Jones and Simon S Lo and Joshua H Petit and Shayna E Rich and Rebecca K. S. Wong and Carol A. Hahn},
  journal={Practical radiation oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={
          4-12
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose is to provide an update the Bone Metastases Guideline published in 2011 based on evidence complemented by expert opinion. The update will discuss new high-quality literature for the 8 key questions from the original guideline and implications for practice. METHODS AND MATERIALS A systematic PubMed search from the last date included in the original Guideline yielded 414 relevant articles. Ultimately, 20 randomized controlled trials, 32 prospective nonrandomized studies, and… CONTINUE READING
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