Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Bisphosphonates should not be used to treat spinal pain in patients with vertebral involvement from tumour types other than myeloma, breast cancer or prostate cancer (if conventional analgesia fails) or with the intention of preventing metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), except as part of a randomised controlled trial.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Bisphosphonates should not be used to treat spinal pain in patients with vertebral involvement from tumour types other than myeloma, breast cancer or prostate cancer (if conventional analgesia fails) or with the intention of preventing metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), except as part of a randomised controlled trial.
Interventions:
bisphosphonates

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Metastatic spinal cord compression (CG75)
Published date:
November 2008
Paragraph number:
1.5.1.5
Page number:
17

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