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Table 2 Treatment

From: Spinal bone metastases in gynecologic malignancies: a retrospective analysis of stability, prognostic factors and survival

Characteristics   n %
Radiotherapy dose completed (Gy)    
 Single dose (median, range) 3 (2–4)
 Cumulative dose (median, range) 30 (20–40)
Indication for radiotherapy    
 Pain   21 48
 Instability   12 27
 Neurologic   6 14
 Postoperative   5 11
Treatment for primary site    
 Chemotherapy yes 17 39
  no 27 61
Other treatment for bone metastases    
 Surgical corset yes 8 18
  no 36 82
 Bisphosphonates yes 19 43
  no 25 57