Patterns of care among patients receiving radiation therapy for bone metastases at a large academic institution.

@article{Ellsworth2014PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of care among patients receiving radiation therapy for bone metastases at a large academic institution.},
  author={Susannah G. Ellsworth and Sara R. Alcorn and Russell Hales and Todd R. McNutt and Theodore L Deweese and Thomas James Smith},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          1100-1105
        }
}
PURPOSE This study evaluates outcomes and patterns of care among patients receiving radiation therapy (RT) for bone metastases at a high-volume academic institution. METHODS AND MATERIALS Records of all patients whose final RT course was for bone metastases from April 2007 to July 2012 were identified from electronic medical records. Chart review yielded demographic and clinical data. Rates of complicated versus uncomplicated bone metastases were not analyzed. RESULTS We identified 339… CONTINUE READING
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