Radiation Oncology

Anal Cancer   

Questions discussed in this category



Anal cancer guidelines mostly refer to anal canal tumors with less information about tumors of skin in perianal area (ie true anal margin). Would IMR...

5FU/mitomycin C or 5FU/cisplatin? Is there any benefit of cisplatin in terms of skin toxicity?  

For example, a patient with cervical or anal SCC who has missed many treatments due to side effects, low blood counts, hospitalizations, or non-compli...

In a lesion <2.5 cm from anal verge arising in a tubulovillous adenoma, does the data from Taylor, et. al. Red Journal 2001 apply? 

While the Nigro/Wayne state regimen consisting of Mito C &  5FU is well stablished for squamous cell carcinoma of the anus/perianal tissue, a...


Papers discussed in this category


Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys., 2008-02-01

Cancer, 1983-05-15

Cancer, 2010 Feb 15

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2012 Nov 12

Dis. Colon Rectum, 2014-04-01

Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol), 2017-04-01

Cancer Med, 2016-12-01

J Clin Oncol, 2012 Dec 10

Lancet Oncol., 2013-05-01

Radiat Oncol, 2014 May 29

Br. J. Cancer, 2014 Aug 28

J Gastrointest Cancer,