Radiation Oncology

Rectal Cancer   

Questions discussed in this category


When using short course RT, the NCCN guidelines currently recommend short course RT followed by chemotherapy, followed by surgery. Many surgeons are h...

Would you consider treating 3-5mm lesions with SBRT or wait until they are a certain size? I am concerned I will not be able to see them adequately on...

Based on the UK OnCoRe matched cohort analysis, would you offer a watch-and-wait approach off protocol or are you uncomfortable treatin...

Does it ever differ from a standard rectal field? For example, do you always treat the entire rectum, mesorectum, and entire length of internal iliac ...

Is MRI being considered the primary mode of imaging in multidisciplinary tumor boards, especially in light of the results of the MERCURY trial (JCO 20...

Would taking the drug at a specific time point prior to their radiation appointment time to maximize blood levels of the drug be clinically beneficial...


Papers discussed in this category


Lancet Oncol., 2015 Dec 16

Lancet,

Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR, 2007-03

Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN, 2014-04

Cancer medicine, 2016-12

Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys., 1988-05-01

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol,

The Lancet. Oncology, 2015-08

Radiother Oncol, 2020 Mar 30

Ann. Surg., 2020 Mar 20

Lancet Oncol., 2017-03-01

Adv Radiat Oncol, 2020 Apr 22