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Unnecessary radiotherapy given near end of life in metastatic cancer

MedicalXpress
 2022-01-18

Cover picture for the article(HealthDay)—Among patients with bone and brain metastases who died within 90 days of radiotherapy receipt, 21.6 percent received guideline-nonconcordant therapy, according to a research letter published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Health Forum. Patricia Mae G. Santos, M.D., from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York...

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BeachBum21
01-19

Why would anyone bother to continue treatment if it was not going to work I personally would just end all treatment and live out my days

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Cheryl lynn
01-19

end of life why would they continue with chemo...probably bilk the insurance company

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