32P-Sodium Phosphate Treatment of Metastatic Malignant Disease

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Abstract

Thirty-four patients with cancer of the breast and 12 with cancer of the prostate were treated with testosterone and32P-sodium phosphate for relief of pain from bony metastases. Thirty received chemotherapy as well, and 34 received external radiation to single ports for localized pain. Of the 46 patients, 34 had good results, 6 fair, and 6 were failures. Ten patients needed transfusion for marrow depression; no other side effect was observed.

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