Guidelines for Palliative Treatment of Spinal Metastases

Jan 18, 02:00 PM
In this episode, CancerNetwork speaks with Ashwatha Narayana, MD, a professor and chairman of radiation oncology at Northern West Chester Hospital. Narayana co-authored a review article titled “Guidelines for Palliative Treatment of Spinal Metastases: Choosing Between Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Conventional Fractionation.” 
 
The article published in the January issue of the Journal ONCOLOGY and discusses the surrounding literature regarding palliative radiation therapy for spinal metastases. More, the team provides recommendations algorithmically to best select patients with metastatic disease for palliative spinal SBRT.