Bone Mets

The Bone Mets Working Group, is led by physicians, Dr. Jim Hayman (Michigan Medicine/MROQC Coordinating Center) and Dr. Brendan Coutu (Sparrow), and medical physicist, Dr. Lana Critchfield (Michigan Medicine/MROQC Coordinating Center), is currently exploring ways to improve palliative treatment of bone metastases with radiation (e.g., reduce treatment time thereby reducing patient and caregiver burden). 

Areas of Current & Ongoing Focus:

  • Dose/Fractionation
  • Complexity of Treatment Planning & Delivery (e.g., IMRT, SBRT)
  • Patient Reported Outcomes