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Indications for steroids include:

  • brain metastases
  • superior vena cava obstruction
  • trachaeal compression
  • dysphagia due to compression by tumour
  • liver pain
  • intestinal obstruction with or without colic (see anti-emetics)
  • neuropathic pain (see link)
  • spinal cord compression
  • lymphangitis carcinomatosa
  • bone pain
  • gastric compression
  • anorexia

Last reviewed 01/2018