Radiation Oncology

Gastric Cancer   

Questions discussed in this category



Is there such thing a definitive radiotherapy in this setting, or would this be a purely palliative approach? If you would treat, what would your targ...

If so, what dose-fractionation regimen do you utilize? What are your target volumes?

Does the lack of D2 dissection automatically necessitate adjuvant chemoradiation therapy (ie <5 LN obtained)? Would the presence of high risk facto...

Will you treat only the anastamosis and remnant stomach without elective nodal RT, or will you include elective nodal RT in your treatment fields, ass...

We use PET for esophageal, but not gastric cancer. GE junction seems like a grey area. 

Does the advent of FLOT in gastric cancers, change your approach to GE adeno's? Would anyone consider FLOT followed by chemoradition followed by surge...


Papers discussed in this category


N Engl J Med, 2006 Jul 6

The New England journal of medicine, 2001-09-06

BMC Cancer, 2015-07-21

J. Clin. Oncol., 2009-02-20

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2012-07-01

J. Clin. Oncol., 2016-08-10

Lancet Oncol., 2014-07-01

Ann. Oncol., 2014-07-01

J. Clin. Oncol., 2015-10-01

J Clin Oncol, 2012 Jan 20

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2005-12-01

Lancet,

Cancer,

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2005-02-20

Lancet Oncol., 2018 Apr 09

Lancet, 2019 Apr 11

Ann. Surg. Oncol., 2017 Mar 23