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By Dr. Brian F. Hasson (auth.), Luther W. Brady MD, Theodore E. Yaeger MD (eds.)

This complete encyclopedia, comprising quite a lot of entries written by means of top specialists, offers distinctive details on radiation oncology, together with the newest advancements within the box. it is going to be of specific price for simple and medical scientists in academia, perform, and and also will be of profit to these in similar fields, scholars, lecturers, and laypersons.

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001). 7%). In addition, gastrointestinal toxicity including severe diarrhea with dehydration may be another issue. 001) following FU/MMC in the aforementioned trial. Following severe acute toxicity (grade 3–4) after the first course of chemotherapy, a dose reduction of 50% (MMC) was suggested in the RTOG trial. In patients over age 80 years, the UKCCCR trial prescribed only 75% intensity of both drugs. Treatment Volume and Fractionation Original techniques as described by Papillon using Co-60 as well as higher single fractions are no longer regarded as state of the art.

JAMA 299:1914–21 Bartelink H, Roelofsen F, Eschwege F et al (1997) Concomitant radiotherapy and chemotherapy is superior to radiotherapy alone in the treatment of locally advanced anal cancer: results of a phase III randomized trial of the European Organisation for research and treatment of cancer radiotherapy and Gastrointestinal Cooperative Groups. J Clin Oncol 15:2040–2049 Cummings BJ (2006) Anal cancer. In: Gospodarowicz MK, O’ Sullivan B, Sobin LH (eds) UICC: prognostic factors in cancer, 3rd edn.

Cross-References Cross-References ▶ Radiation Oncology Physics AMES NISHA R. PATEL, MICHAEL L. WONG Department of Radiation Oncology, College of Medicine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Definition Scoring system to predict prognosis for papillary and follicular thyroid malignancy that incorporates age, distant metastases, primary tumor extent, and primary tumor size. ▶ Multiple Myeloma Anal Cancer ▶ Anal Carcinoma Anal Carcinoma GERHARD G. GRABENBAUER Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology, DiaCura Coburg & Klinikum Coburg, Coburg, Germany Cross-References ▶ Thyroid Cancer Synonyms Anal cancer Ampullary Carcinoma ▶ Liver and Hepatobiliary Tract Amyloid JO ANN CHALAL Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA Definition Extracellular proteinaceous deposit which is birefringent when stained with Congo Red and Definition/Description Tumors of the anal region are rare tumors and comprise only 1–2% of all cases with gastrointestinal malignancies.

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