Journal article

Multimodal Treatment of Bone Metastasis - A Surgical Perspective

Henry Soeharno, Lorenzo Povegliano, Peter F Choong

Frontiers in Endocrinology | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2018

Abstract

Over the past decades there has been an increase in the incidence of cancer worldwide. With the advancement in treatment, patient survival has improved in tandem with the increasing incidence. This, together with the availability of advanced modern diagnostic modalities, has resulted in more cases of metastatic bone disease being identified. Bone metastasis is an ongoing problem and has significant morbidity implications for patients affected. Multimodal treatment strategies are required in dealing with metastatic bone disease, which include both surgical and non-surgical treatment options. In the multidisciplinary team, orthopedic surgeons play an important role in improving the quality of ..

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