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Metastatic bone disease

Metastatic bone disease Am J Cancer 2004; 3 (4): 265 CORRESPONDENCE 1175-6357/04/0004-0265/$31.00/0 © 2004 Adis Data Information BV. All rights reserved. not being referred for surgery and their quality of life is therefore being compromised by this deficit in oncology education. For [2] example, in a retrospective review of records we found that only Developing Strategies to six (12%) of 51 patients with spinal instability were referred to an Optimize Management orthopedic or spinal surgeon compared with all 22 (100%) patients In a recent issue of the American Journal of Cancer, Brown and with a pathologic fracture of the femur. It is probable that not all of [1] Coleman state, in the section on orthopedic surgery, that “the the patients would have been suitable for surgery but, if referred, predominant complications in patients with metastatic bone dis- they would at least have been given the chance of having their ease which require surgical intervention are pathologic or impend- severe back pain treated and their quality of life improved. Spinal ing fractures and neurologic compromise due to cord compression instability is not mentioned in the majority of oncology textbooks from spinal metastases”. However, they failed to mention the role or textbooks on the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Cancer Springer Journals

Metastatic bone disease

American Journal of Cancer , Volume 3 (4) – Aug 10, 2012

Metastatic bone disease

Abstract

Am J Cancer 2004; 3 (4): 265 CORRESPONDENCE 1175-6357/04/0004-0265/$31.00/0 © 2004 Adis Data Information BV. All rights reserved. not being referred for surgery and their quality of life is therefore being compromised by this deficit in oncology education. For [2] example, in a retrospective review of records we found that only Developing Strategies to six (12%) of 51 patients with spinal instability were referred to an Optimize Management orthopedic or spinal surgeon compared with all...
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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 by Adis Data Information BV
Subject
Pharmacy; Pharmacy
ISSN
1175-6357
DOI
10.2165/00024669-200403040-00006
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Abstract

Am J Cancer 2004; 3 (4): 265 CORRESPONDENCE 1175-6357/04/0004-0265/$31.00/0 © 2004 Adis Data Information BV. All rights reserved. not being referred for surgery and their quality of life is therefore being compromised by this deficit in oncology education. For [2] example, in a retrospective review of records we found that only Developing Strategies to six (12%) of 51 patients with spinal instability were referred to an Optimize Management orthopedic or spinal surgeon compared with all 22 (100%) patients In a recent issue of the American Journal of Cancer, Brown and with a pathologic fracture of the femur. It is probable that not all of [1] Coleman state, in the section on orthopedic surgery, that “the the patients would have been suitable for surgery but, if referred, predominant complications in patients with metastatic bone dis- they would at least have been given the chance of having their ease which require surgical intervention are pathologic or impend- severe back pain treated and their quality of life improved. Spinal ing fractures and neurologic compromise due to cord compression instability is not mentioned in the majority of oncology textbooks from spinal metastases”. However, they failed to mention the role or textbooks on the

Journal

American Journal of CancerSpringer Journals

Published: Aug 10, 2012

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