The key to managing this late effect is patient education because it can manifest long after patients complete radiotherapy.
A common side effect of cancer treatment, including radiotherapy, is diarrhea. Treatment is based on its cause and severity.
Proposed reductions in radiotherapy prompted a joint reaction from ASTRO and other cancer care organizations.
Emerging combination radiotherapy regimens are improving overall survival; however, associated dermatologic toxicities pose unique challenges.
A new study suggests radiotherapy may hold clinical promise for the control of local lymph node bed recurrence of malignant melanoma.
Researchers are investigating the use of genomics to achieve better cure rates with less morbidity in patients undergoing radiation treatment.
Radiotherapy, like all medical treatments, has its risks. This discussion reviews the safety issues for patients and nurses.
New ASTRO guidelines for palliative radiotherapy for bone metastases reflect the results of a meta-analysis of 45 studies.
Presentations on emerging standards of care in radiotherapy from the Future of Radiation Medicine 2011 symposium are reviewed.
Greater tumor control and improved survival rates are seen with chemoradiation therapy in locally advanced cervical cancer.
GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION
|Head and Neck Cancer||Regimens||Drugs|