The contribution of diphosphonate treatment to pain control and consolidation of breast cancer bone metastases, especially referred to older patients aged > 70 was analyzed. In particular, a randomized clinical trial was planned to compare the standard radiation therapy as sole treatment versus radiation therapy combined with pamidronate administration. Consumption of analgesics was considered as evaluation parameter of treatment effectiveness. Toxicity and quality of life with both treatment schedules were evaluated.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Rays - International Journal of Radiological Sciences|
|Issue number||2 SUPPL.|
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
- Bone metastases
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging