Radiopharmaceutical therapy for palliation of bone pain from osseous metastases.

Abstract

Bone metastasis occurs as a result of a complex pathophysiologic process between host and tumor cells leading to cellular invasion, migration adhesion, and stimulation of osteoclastic and osteoblastic activity. The process is mediated by parathyroid hormones, cytokines, and tumor-derived factors. Several sequelae occur as a result of osseous metastases and… (More)

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