Published in Cancer Weekly, June 5th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Although radiotherapy is an accepted component of curative treatment for EWS, to the authors' knowledge, there are scant data evaluating its use for palliation. The authors reviewed the Duke University Medical Center experience to evaluate treatment response and response durability."
"Between 1980 and 2002, 21 patients with metastatic EWS received palliative radiotherapy," explained B.F. Koontz and colleagues, Duke University. "Pain was the primary indication for treatment. The majority of patients were male (n=16 patients), and the median age...
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