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A Single or Short Course of Palliative Radiotherapy Increases the Risk of Pain Flare

Osamu Tanaka 1 , * and Masahiko Oguchi 2
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1 Department of Radiation Oncology, Gifu Municipal Hospital, 7 - 1 Kashima-Cho Gifu, Japan, 500 - 8513
2 Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 - 10 - 6 Ariake Koutoh Ward, Tokyo, Japan 135 - 8550
Article information
  • Reports of Radiotherapy and Oncology: March 2016, 3 (1); e8386
  • Published Online: March 31, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 2, 2016
  • Accepted: February 27, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/rro.8386

To Cite: Tanaka O, Oguchi M. A Single or Short Course of Palliative Radiotherapy Increases the Risk of Pain Flare, Rep Radiother Oncol. 2016 ; 3(1):e8386. doi: 10.5812/rro.8386.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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