Browsing: Palliative

Consensus guidelines recommend sacral SBRT volumes larger than that to which you may be accustomed, and this retrospective look at…

Top Line: Bone mets are one of the most common sites radiation oncologists treat.The Study: We know ablative radiation to…

In 2024 we can safely say that stereotactic body irradiation is the standard for oligomets, but how safe is it…

The best time to designate an advanced directive is in advance of significant clinical decline, and this look back at…

This large cohort study demonstrates a significant reduction in pain severity for adolescents with cancer referred to specialty palliative care.…

Top Line: Does prophylactic radiation reduce the risk of skeletal events in patients with high risk, but asymptomatic bone metastases?The…

Any surgeon knows wounds on the lower extremities, particularly in elderly patients, are notorious for poor healing. This case report…

It’s 2023, so there are tech alternatives to standard workflows to explore when patients need rapid palliation. Beyond the obvious…

Intrafraction motion is of utmost concern during longer duration and high stakes radiation treatment (think spine radiosurgery), but this feasibility…

Top Line: Can more durable radiation doses be delivered even for high-grade malignant cord compression that cannot be surgically debulked?The…