Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Patients with asymptomatic spinal metastases should not be offered radiotherapy with the intention of preventing metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) except as part of a randomised controlled trial.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Patients with asymptomatic spinal metastases should not be offered radiotherapy with the intention of preventing metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) except as part of a randomised controlled trial.
Interventions:
radiotherapy

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Metastatic spinal cord compression (CG75)
Published date:
November 2008
Paragraph number:
1.5.1.7
Page number:
18

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