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Are Advanced Radiation Therapy Technologies Required for Treating Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma?

Richard T. Hoppe

In the past 2 decades, remarkable advances have occurred in radiation therapy technology, including development of inverse treatment planning, improved patient immobilization techniques and organ motion adaptations, precision treatment delivery

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HSR22-134: Outcomes of Patients who Received Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases From Gynecologic Malignancies

Eric Chen, Todd Aquino-Michaels, Sadhvi Batra, Riley Lochner, Anthony Rizzo, Ravi Kyasaram, Eleanor Harris, Tiffany Hodges, Lindsay Ferguson, and Serah Choi

radiation therapy (RT). Methods : Retrospective data was collected on 66 patients with a primary diagnosis of gynecologic cancer who received RT for brain metastases (BM) at a single institution from 2001-2021. Survival analysis was performed using Kaplan

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: A New Standard Option for Pancreatic Cancer?

Joseph M. Herman and Albert C. Koong

targeted therapies have not been very effective and, unfortunately, often increase rates of treatment-related toxicity. Radiation therapy has been shown to improve local control, stability of disease progression, and pain control in many stages of

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Role of Locoregional Treatment in Vulvar Cancer With Pelvic Lymph Node Metastases: Time to Reconsider FIGO Staging?

Ashwin Shinde, Richard Li, Arya Amini, Yi-Jen Chen, Mihaela Cristea, Wenge Wang, Mark Wakabyashi, Ernest Han, Catheryn Yashar, Kevin Albuquerque, Sushil Beriwal, and Scott Glaser

Cancer suggest consideration of radiation therapy (RT) with concurrent chemotherapy in larger T2 or T3 lesions not amenable to up-front organ-sparing surgery. 3 However, minimal published data, either retrospective or prospective, exists for patients

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Radiotherapy Remains Underused in the Treatment of Soft-Tissue Sarcomas: Disparities in Practice Patterns in the United States

Vishruth K. Reddy, Varsha Jain, Sriram Venigalla, William P. Levin, Robert J. Wilson II, Kristy L. Weber, Anusha Kalbasi, Ronnie A. Sebro, and Jacob E. Shabason

involving surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, radiology, and pathology. 2 NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for STS recommend the addition of neoadjuvant or adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) to surgery for patients

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CLO20-041: Prognostic Factors in Major Salivary Gland Tumors Treated with Adjuvant Radiation Therapy

Jung Julie Kang, Hannah Verma, Kaveh Zakeri, Huili Wang, Dan Fan, Ming Fan, Anna Lee, Sarin Kitpanit, Linda Chen, Yao Yu, C. Jillian Tsai, Sean McBride, Nadeem Riaz, Daphna Gelblum, Alan S. Ho, Eric Sherman, Lara Dunn, Jay O. Boyle, Richard J. Wong, Ian Ganly, and Nancy Y. Lee

postoperative radiation therapy (RT). However, predictors for recurrence after RT are not as clear. We analyzed our institutional experience with MSGTs to identify predictors of radiation outcomes. Methods: Ninety-one MSGT patients treated with adjuvant photon

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The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Stephanie A. Terezakis and Nancy Y. Lee

• Distinguish the clinical presentations of the sporadic and familial forms of MTC • Describe the added value of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for patients with MTC • Identify options for the palliative treatment of MCT M

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Head and Neck Cancers: Advantages of Advanced Radiation Therapy and Importance of Supportive Care

Sharon Spencer

, there may be a bright future ahead for patients with H&N cancers and for the clinicians who treat them. Advances in radiation therapy (RT) have given Dr. Spencer and her colleagues some formidable tools to manage their patients with H&N cancers. “As we

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CLO22-046: A Prospective Study Comparing Acute Toxicities With Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy versus Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy in Carcinoma Cervix Patients at a Tertiary Cancer Center

Syeda Tahera Fatima and K. Prakash

Aims : To compare acute toxicities with three dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D CRT) versus intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in carcinoma cervix patients at a tertiary cancer center. Objectives : To compare

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Prognostic Value of Nodal Response After Preoperative Treatment of Gastric Adenocarcinoma

Yvonne H. Sada, Brandon G. Smaglo, Joy C. Tan, Hop S. Tran Cao, Benjamin L. Musher, and Nader N. Massarweh

disease response rates are different after preoperative radiation therapy (RT) compared with chemotherapy is unclear—in other gastrointestinal malignancies, the use of preoperative RT is associated with higher pathologic response rates relative to