Characteristics NO (%)
Age (years)
Range
Median

26-74
55
Sex
Male
Female

29 (48.3)
31 (51.7)
Performance status (ECOG)
1
2

11 (18.3)
49 (91.7)
Primary tumor
Breast
Bladder
Multiple myeloma
Lung
Prostate
Others

22 (36.7)
11 (18.3)
8 (13.3)
6 (10)
2 (3.4)
11 (18.3)
Metastatic site
Spines
Pelvis
Spines / Pelvis
Extremities

33 (55)
15 (25)
7 (11.7)
5 (8.3)
Pain Score
2 (Moderate pain; 5-6 on pain scale)
3 (Severe pain; 7-10 on pain scale)

29 (48.3)
31 (51.7)
Analgesic Score
1 (NSAI drugs)
2 (weak opoids)
3 (strong opoids)

6 (10)
24 (40)
30 (50)
Dose and fractionation of first RTH
2000cGy / 5 fractions
3000 cGy / 10 fractions

44 (73.3)
16 (26.7)
Interval between first RTH and re-irradiation
Range (months)
Median (months)

6 – 54
18
Re-irradiation Group
Group I ( single RTH dose of 8 Gys)
Group II (5 RTH doses; 4 Gys each)

28 (46.7)
32 (53.3)
Total 60 (100)
Table 3: Patients’ characteristics.