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Size does matter: can we reduce the radiotherapy field size for selected cases of anal canal cancer undergoing chemoradiation?

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AIMS: Chemoradiation is the standard of care for the treatment of anal canal cancer, with surgery reserved for salvage. For tumours with uninvolved inguinal nodes, it is standard to irradiate the inguinal nodes prophylactically, resulting in large field sizes, which contribute to acute and late toxicity. The aim of this single-centre retrospective study was to determine if, in selected cases, prophylactic inguinal nodal irradiation could be avoided. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between August 1998...

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10.1016/j.clon.2009.01.015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
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Journal:
Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain)) More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
376-379
Publication date:
2009-06-01
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EISSN:
1433-2981
ISSN:
0936-6555
Language:
English
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366072
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2013-11-16

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