Therapy of metastatic bone pain.

  title={Therapy of metastatic bone pain.},
  author={A N Serafini},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={42 6},
  • A N Serafini
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of nuclear medicine : official…
Bone metastasis is a common sequella of solid malignant tumors such as prostate, breast, lung, and renal cancers, which can lead to various complications, including fractures, hypercalcemia, and bone pain, as well as reduced performance status and quality of life. A multidisciplinary approach is usually required not only to address the etiology of the pain and its complicating factors but also to treat the patient appropriately. Currently, the treatment of bone pain remains palliative at best… CONTINUE READING