The Role of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in the Management of Recurrent and Locally Advanced Gynecologic Cancers

Treatment Use

Electron IORT

Cancer Indication

Gynecological

Number of Patients

Summary/Conclusion

Abstract For patients with locally advanced primary or recurrent gynecologic cancers, prognosis is poor. doses of external beam radiation therapy required to treat either gross or microscopic disease in patients previously irradiated or treated surgically surgically exceed doses that are tolerated by normal anatomic structures. Intraoperative radiation therapy allows maximal tumor control achievable with radiation … Continued

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