Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy

ISSN: 2155-9619

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Hiroki Shirato

Department of Biomedical Science and Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

  • Opinion   
    Consideration of Work Status in Radiation Therapy for Bone Metastasis: Opportunities for Support and Investigation
    Author(s): Hiroki Shirato*

    Palliative radiation therapy is a type of radiation therapy that is aimed at relieving symptoms rather than treating cancer itself. This treatment is commonly used in patients with bone metastasis, which occurs when cancer cells spread from their original site to the bones. Bone metastasis can cause significant pain and discomfort for patients, and palliative radiation therapy can help alleviate these symptoms and improve their quality of life. Palliative radiation therapy is used to treat the specific area of bone affected by metastasis. The radiation is delivered in small, daily doses over the course of several weeks... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2155-9619.2023.14.527

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