Updated American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) guideline bolsters safety, efficacy of palliative radiotherapy for bone metastases

In an update to its guidelines for evidence-based clinical palliative radiotherapy, ASTRO reports continued support for its earlier recommendations of radiotherapy dosing schedules of 5, 6, or 10 fractions, but controversy persists for the fourth: a single-fraction treatment.
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