Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy in the Management of Painful Bone Metastases
June 01, 2008ByPavan Jhaveri, MD|Bin S. Teh, MD|Charles Bloch, PhD|Robert Amato, DO|E. Brian Butler, MD|Arnold C. Paulino, MD
Bone metastases are a common feature of many solid cancers, especially those originating from the prostate, breast, lung, kidney, melanoma, and other sites. Up to 80% of patients with these cancers will develop painful bony disease during the course of their disease.