‘Fractionated’ radiation therapy for spinal tumors helps prevent vertebral compression fractures

By | October 8, 2021
In an animal study published Oct. 1, 2021, in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have provided evidence that treating spinal tumors with “fractionated” radiation therapy — doses given in a series of sessions rather than a single treatment — helps prevent vertebral compression fractures.