Palliative radiation therapy practice in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer: a Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS) Study.

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PURPOSE Randomized data suggest that single-fraction or short-course palliative radiation therapy (RT) is sufficient in the majority of patients with metastatic cancer. We investigated population-based patterns in the use of palliative RT among patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). PATIENTS AND METHODS From patients diagnosed with… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2012.43.7954

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