How do you prevent non-healing ulcer when treating patients with cutaneous SCC of the distal lower extremity who have peripheral vascular disease?  

These patients are often not surgical candidates, but radiation complications may also be underappreciated.  Do you refer to vascular surgery prior to treatment?  Reflex hyperbaric O2 after treatment completion?  Any other strategies?

Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Academic Institution
Radiation Oncologist at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
I agree. Fractionation needs to be very gentle in ...
Sign in or Register to read more

Radiation Oncologist
Radiation Oncologist at Mountain Radiation Oncology
Any experience with pentoxifylline/vitamin e for p...
Radiation Oncologist at Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital
 I agree with @Robin G. Smith's points. ...
Sign in or Register to read more