volume 2, issue 8, PS435 2007
DOI: 10.1097/01.jto.0000283346.53882.24
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Abstract: Background: Patients with bone metastases from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may experience potentially disabling skeletal-related events (SREs) such as pathologic fracture, spinal cord compression, bone pain requiring palliative radiotherapy, orthopedic surgery, and hypercalcemia of malignancy. Most patients with bone metastases from NSCLC experience at least 1 SRE. Over a patient's lifetime, multiple SREs may occur. Therefore, prevention of SREs is important to prevent the loss of patients' functional i…

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