Radiotherapy for painful bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Seong2005RadiotherapyFP,
  title={Radiotherapy for painful bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Jinsil Seong and Woong Sup Koom and Hee Chul Park},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={261-5}
}
BACKGROUND Painful bone metastases are one of the distressing clinical situations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The purpose of the study was to evaluate the palliative effect of radiotherapy for painful bone metastases from HCC. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed upon 51 patients, who were treated with radiotherapy for painful bone metastases from HCC at 77 sites, from January 1991 to June 2000. Twenty patients (39%) presented synchronous metastases… CONTINUE READING

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