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tumor bed

The vascular and stromal tissue that surrounds a cancerous tumor and provides it with oxygen, growth factors, and nutrients.
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This implies an appropriate prescription dose with at least 60 Gy to the tumor bed. The purpose of the present investigation was to assess, for a woman with this rare pathology, the quality of two advanced treatment techniques compared to the conventional radiotherapy, quantifying the DVH variations between the different solutions, and to appraise logistic aspects as treatment efficiency.
Constant traction on the tumor was kept and endoscope provided magnified view of the tumor margins and fibrous adhesions at tumor bed (Figure 2).
Another study shows that a patient group that received IORT for locally advanced colon cancer has significantly lower recurrence on tumor bed [29].
(2013) reported 8% reccurance when superficial keratectomy alone was performed and concluded that cauterization of tumor bed with 1% Silver nitrate is a better technique than superficial keratectomy alone for initial stages of eye cancer to save the vision.
Three years after the operation, a mass lesion was detected in the tumor bed (Figure 1(b)).
The cumulative incidence of local recurrence was 1.44% in the women who received ABPI and 0.92% in the women who received conventional WBI followed by a further boost of radiation to the tumor bed in the GEC-ESTRO (Groupe Europeen de Curietherapie of European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology) trial.
Five-month follow-up imaging showed resolution of contrast-enhancement of the posterior aspect of the tumor bed, including the previously noted residual along the sylvian fissure.
According to its leadership, Lumicell is addressing the leading challenge in cancer surgery, which is the need to remove all cancer cells within the tumor bed during the first surgery.
Radiation dose was fixed at a total dose of 4500 cGy divided equally over 5 weeks followed by 540 cGy/3 fraction boost at the tumor bed. Because the interval between RT and surgery was around 6-8 weeks, the preoperative chemotherapy was continued after the completion of RT and stopped 2 weeks before, they underwent surgery.
Most of them received standard whole breast irradiation (WBI) and were given a boost to the tumor bed. In five patients we were able to compare boost volumes with and without the 3D marker.
Tumor bed was inspected under low insufflation pressure to ensure hemostasis after renal reconstruction.
For example, a combination of TNF-[alpha], IL-6, and IL-17 may compromise antitumor immunity and, if in sufficient levels throughout the tumor bed, promote tumor progression.