Radiation Oncology   

Questions discussed in this category

NCCN cervical cancer guidelines added a new statement - Patients who have received prior pelvic radiation therapy and have osteoporosis may benef...

If a patient has been treated sucessfully for Graves but has persistent symptoms of diplopia, is radiation therapy helpful? Or is this just a dry and ...

Do you encourage patients to take a break from/stop taking Fosamax or similar medications for their osteopenia or osteoporosis in order to prevent dev...

My understanding is that this risk is exceedingly rare even with treatment in and around the stalk and hypothalamus. 

Is there any evidence that this improves outcomes over a more simple and cost effective follow up of careful physical examination and checking a perio...

Does it matter whether the intracranial lesions have been treated with whole brain or SRS/SRT?

Do you treat patients who are clinically hypothyroid but biochemically euthyroid?

If a patient had a recurrence that was pathologically proven despite negative idodine scans, what imaging scans would you follow up with for surveilla...

In the case of a partial resection with focal perineural invasion, but no lymphadenectomy due to severe fibrosis from prior radio-ablation for hyperth...

Papers discussed in this category

Cancer, 2001-12-01

Neuro-oncology, 2011 Jun 10

The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 2001-12

J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.,

J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.,


Metab. Clin. Exp.,

J. Neurosurg., 2018 Nov 09

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 2009 Jul 24

Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab,

Neurosurgery, 2008-01

Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, 2013-02

Ann. Endocrinol. (Paris),

Ann. Endocrinol. (Paris), 2013 Nov 25

Annals of surgery, 2014-01

Perioper Med (Lond), 2018 Jun 08

Int J Part Ther, 2021 Summer

Clinics (Sao Paulo, Brazil), 2018 Dec 10

Metabolites, 2020 Jul 11

Protein & cell, 2014 Jul 12

Trends in biochemical sciences, 2016 Jan 05