Published in Cancer Weekly, June 15th, 2004
According to published research from the United States, "thirty-seven children less than age 19 years were treated from 1985 through 1998 with radiotherapy for symptomatic metastases to bone. The most common primary tumors were neuroblastoma (18), Ewing's sarcoma (5), and osteosarcoma (5). The interval from diagnosis of the primary tumor to treatment of the first symptomatic metastases involving bone ranged from 0 to 163 months (median 19)."
"Thirty-seven children were treated with 150 courses of radiotherapy. Forty-three courses consisted of a single dose of 300 to 1,000...
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