Is 500 cGy x 5 an appropriate palliative regimen for a patient with a low-lying metastatic rectal cancer with ongoing pain and bleeding despite chemotherapy?   


Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Community Practice
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Radiation Oncologist at Munson Medical Center
I prefer this regimen in the palliative setting al...
Radiation Oncologist at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
That's a good question. For me, it would be a matt...
Radiation Oncologist at Highlands Oncology Group
I would prefer a more traditional course of pallia...
Radiation Oncologist at University of Chicago
I agree with using 5 Gy x 5 for palliation. There ...
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Radiation Oncologist at Henry Ford Health System
I have heard the 'anecdotal' experience of increas...
Radiation Oncologist at Lake Huron Medical Center
If only 5% of long course patients have any acute ...
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Answer from: Radiation Oncologist at Community Practice