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Palliative Radiation for an Uncomplicated and Painful Bone Metastasis: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: March 26, 2015
Project Number: RB0832-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of palliative radiation for an uncomplicated painful bone metastasis?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for palliative radiation for an uncomplicated painful bone metastasis?

Key Message

Five systematic reviews and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of palliative radiation for an uncomplicated painful bone metastasis.