Palliative Radiation Therapy

Any radiation treatment done with the intent to relieve symptoms and reduce the suffering caused by the cancer, and not with the intent of curing the… (More)
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2014
2014
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE Palliative radiation therapy represents an important treatment option among patients with advanced cancer… (More)
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2012
2012
PURPOSE Radiation therapy (RT) is an effective method of palliating painful bone metastases and can improve function and reduce… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Local progression of advanced gastric cancer often manifests as bleeding, dysphagia/obstruction, or pain. We evaluated… (More)
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2007
2007
Radiation therapy plays an important role in both curative and palliative cancer treatment. Palliative radiation therapy is given… (More)
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2007
2007
Hormone refractory prostate cancer (HRPCa) can cause debilitating local pelvic symptoms including urinary obstruction, pelvic… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to explore the presence of symptom clusters in patients with advanced cancer. PATIENTS AND… (More)
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2006
2006
AIMS To characterise the effect of palliative radiotherapy treatment outcomes as evaluated by the Brief Pain Inventory within a… (More)
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2006
2006
PURPOSE Raf proteins are key elements of growth-related cellular signaling pathways and are a component of cancer cell resistance… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Radiation therapy is effective in palliating pain from bone metastases. We investigated whether 8 Gy delivered in a… (More)
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1988
1988
Between October 1981 and November 1984, 291 patients with inoperable advanced non-small cell carcinoma of the lung (NSCLC) were… (More)
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