Examining use of extended radiation therapy for metastatic cancer near end of life

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What The Study Did: This study investigated how common the use of extended radiation therapy is to treat metastatic cancer in patients near the end of life despite guidelines advising against this use.

Authors: Erin F. Gillespie, M.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.4468)

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