- Palliative Radiation Therapy. KIRKBRIDE, PETER; BARTON, RACHAEL // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Spring1999, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p87
Provides information on palliative radiation therapy. Rationale for the therapy; Characteristics of patients that should be given palliative radiotherapy; Indications for the therapy; Doses of radiation.
- Erratum. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;7/20/2005, Vol. 97 Issue 14, p1095
Provides a correction to an article about palliative radiation therapy.
- Palliation and Survival in Metastatic Tumors Compressing the Cauda Equina: A 19-Year Radiotherapeutic Experience. Ampil, Federico L.; Caldito, Gloria; Heldmann, Maureen // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Feb2003, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p33
Purpose: Radiotherapy (RT) offers a means of promoting an acceptable quality of life in people with incurable cancer. We reviewed our radiotherapeutic experience of metastatic tumors compressing the cauda equina (MTCCE) because large case series and achieved palliation in these patients are...
- Surgery Still at Forefront, Although Radiation Therapy Has Promise. MacReady, Norra // Dermatology Times;May2000, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p26
Highlights dermatologist Vincent Massullo's presentation at the Melanoma 2000 conference on the palliation of metastatic melanoma in selected patients using radiation therapy. Indications for lentigo maligna; Cure rates for limited surgical resection combined with postoperative radiation;...
- Radiation oncology. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS93
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Outcome of palliative radiotherapy for stage III non-small cell lung cancer,' by Jackson S.Y. Wu and Victor Tsang.
- Special Techniques in Palliative Radiation Oncology. Barton, Rachael; Kirkbride, Peter // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Spring2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p75
Discusses alternative methods for providing palliative radiation therapy. How palliative radiation therapy is administered; Role of hemibody irradiation and radioactive isotopes in the palliation of multiple bone metastases; Use of intraluminal brachytherapy for the palliation of locally...
- Palliation in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: Early integration with standard oncological care is the key. Singh, Navneet; Behera, Digambar // Lung India;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p317
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on lung cancer treatment including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and palliative care.
- Prostate cancer: palliative care and pain relief. Kaya, E.; Feuer, D. // Prostate Cancer & Prostatic Diseases;2004, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p311
Metastatic prostate cancer is incurable, and both the disease and other comorbidities as well as side effects from treatments can be very disabling for patients who are generally elderly. Past reviews on palliative care in prostate cancer have tended to concentrate on methods of active...
- High activity Rhenium-I86 HEDP with autologous peripheral blood stem cell rescue: a phase I study in progressive hormone refractory prostate cancer metastatic to bone. O'Sullivan, J.M.; McCready, V.R.; Flux, G.; Norman, A.R.; Buffa, F.M.; Chittenden, S.; Guy, M.; Pomeroy, K.; Cook, G.; Gadd, J.; Treleaven, J.; Al-Deen, A.; Horwich, A.; Huddart, R.A.; Dearnaley, D.P. // British Journal of Cancer;6/5/2002, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p1715
We tested the feasibility and toxicity of high activities Rhenium-186 hydroxyethylidene diphosphonate, with peripheral blood stem cell rescue in patients with progressive hormone refractory prostate cancer metastatic to bone. Twenty-five patients received between 2500 and 5000 MBq of Rhenium-186...