Byregowda S

Aggressive Surgery in Palliative Setting of Lung Cancer : Is it Helpful? - Mumbai Medknow Publications 2016 - 504-506 - Vol. 4 ,no. 22 .

With increase in survival and progression-free survival in the advanced metastatic cancers, the expectation of quality of life (QOL) has increased dramatically. Palliative care plays a vital role in the management of these advanced cancer patients. At present scenario, palliative care in advanced cancer has seen a completely different approach. Aggressive surgical procedures have been performed to improve the QOL in the advanced cancer patients. We report a case of advanced lung cancer with pathological femur fracture, treated with extensive total femur replacement surgery to provide better QOL.

Skeletal metastasis Palliation Multidisciplinary lung cancer

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