chemoradiation

chemoradiation

Chemotherapeutics—e.g., 5-FU, cisplatin, etoposide—followed by radiation therapy to treat cancer.

chemoradiation

Chemoradiotherapy Oncology The sequential use of chemotherapeutics–eg, 5-FU, cisplatin, etoposide, then RT, to treat CA
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The ICT-107 phase 2 trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 study of the safety and efficacy of ICT-107 in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme following resection and chemoradiation.
We report the case of a 46-year-old woman with nasopharyngeal carcinoma who had been treated initially with chemoradiation and subsequently with stereotactic radiosurgery for residual tumor.
For the past 10 years, Dr Hussain has been investigating the benefits of treating patients with invasive bladder cancer with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy, a process known as chemoradiation.
On the other hand, combined chemoradiation therapy has the potential to relieve pressure symptoms without the need for an invasive intervention When appropriately used, radiation therapy can achieve local control of the disease in a high percentage of patients (ranging from 70 up to 100%), even after long follow-up (up to 4 years) 1101.
ADC values for cervical carcinoma increased after treatment with chemoradiation with responders showing a larger change in ADC values than nonresponders.
The patient was treated with chemoradiation but developed recurrence and expired six months after initial diagnosis.
2) In 1984 the results on over 100 patients treated with chemoradiation were published by Nigro.
One strategy to improve the outcome for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer is to treat them with adjuvant chemoradiation therapy following resection.
STOCKHOLM - Whether or not a woman had a hysterectomy made no impact on survival in a small phase III trial of patients with a complete response after chemoradiation, including brachy therapy, for early-stage ovarian cancer.
The treatment, known as synchronous chemoradiation, has minimal adverse side effects and no detrimental effect on the patients' quality of life.