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Pathologic fracture and metastatic spinal cord compression in patients with prostate cancer and bone metastases

Abstract (provisional)

Background
The purpose of this study was to determine the risk factors for and incidence as well as prognostic impact of pathologic fracture (PF) and metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) in patients with bone metastases (BM) from prostate cancer.

Methods
Retrospective cohort study including 61 consecutive patients seen at Nordland… Pathologic fracture and metastatic spinal cord compression in patients with prostate cancer and bone metastases   



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