Study tracks use of palliative radiation

01/21/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology said 50% of patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer get at least one palliative radiation treatment and a substantial number get more treatments and higher dosages than evidence supports. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers said patients who were younger when diagnosed and those who had chemotherapy and surgery were more likely to get palliative radiation.

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