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For bone metastases what are the pros/cons of local anesthetic over palliative radiation?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: ? local anesthetic?

Local anesthetic? Can you clarify.
For isolated bone mets with pain or impending fracture radiation can be useful. Otherwise, bone mets can be treated with bisphosphonate (zometa) or Denosumab (xgeva).

In brief: ? local anesthetic?

Local anesthetic? Can you clarify.
For isolated bone mets with pain or impending fracture radiation can be useful. Otherwise, bone mets can be treated with bisphosphonate (zometa) or Denosumab (xgeva).
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