The occurrence of bone metastases is common in patients with advanced cancer. Metastatic bone disease occurs across a range of tumor types, with prostate and breast cancers having the highest incidence. Bone metastases, and associated skeletal-related events, are the most common cause of cancer-related pain. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain. 2016 Jan 02 [Epub ahead of print]
Jaclyn Yoong, Ronil Vikesh Chandra, Leeroy William, Michael Franco, Tony Goldschlager, Fiona Runacres, Peter Poon
Supportive and Palliative Care Unit, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia., Interventional Neuroradiology Unit, Monash Imaging, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia., Department of Neurosurgery, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.