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Radiation-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Susan Urba

The author has no financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with the manufacturers of any products discussed in the article or their competitors. References 1. Danjoux CE Rider WD Fitzpatrick PJ . The acute radiation

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Variation in Use of High-Cost Technologies for Palliative Radiation Therapy by Radiation Oncologists

Aileen B. Chen, Jiangong Niu, Angel M. Cronin, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Sharon Giordano, and Deborah Schrag

alternative payment models, including recently proposed episode-based payment models for radiation oncology. 1 Many payment models seek to make physicians accountable for the overall costs of the services that they provide, with the goal of reducing

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The Role of Radiation Treatment in the Contemporary Management of Bone Tumors

Borislav Hristov, Ori Shokek, and Deborah A. Frassica

. Pediatric Radiation Oncology . Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ; 2005 . 2. Eisenschend A Witzel C Lautenbach M . Impact of radiation therapy on healing and stability of vascularized bone grafts in a dog model . Microsurgery

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Short-Course Radiation Versus Long-Course Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer

Bruce D. Minsky, Claus Rödel, and Vincenzo Valentini

The 2 broad approaches to preoperative therapy for rectal cancer are chemoradiation and short-course radiation. The evolution to preoperative therapy is based on data from 2 randomized trials in which patients received preoperative therapy

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Radiation Therapy Modalities in Prostate Cancer

Thomas J. Pugh, Bao-Ngoc Nguyen, James E. Kanke, Jennifer L. Johnson, and Karen E. Hoffman

Definitive radiation therapy offers a curative treatment for localized prostate cancer without major surgery and is the preferred treatment for many men. 1 Additionally, men with adverse pathologic features after prostatectomy benefit from the

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Radiation Therapy in Operable and Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Andrew H. Ko and Christopher H. Crane

W hen considering the role of radiation therapy in operable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer, it becomes necessary to examine the patterns of locoregional versus systemic failure in these disease settings. For example, data from single

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The Emerging Use of IMRT for Treatment of Cervical Cancer

Christopher Loiselle and Wui-Jin Koh

, and third after breast and lung cancers with regard to mortality. For many of these women, radiation therapy plays an important role in both the definitive and adjuvant (i.e., posthysterectomy) treatment setting. Definitive pelvic radiotherapy with

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Use of Postprostatectomy Radiation Therapy at an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jeffrey M. Martin, Tianyu Li, Matthew E. Johnson, Colin T. Murphy, Alan G. Howald, Marc C. Smaldone, Alexander Kutikov, David Y.T. Chen, Rosalia Viterbo, Richard E. Greenberg, Robert G. Uzzo, and Eric M. Horwitz

undergoing prostatectomy will have high-risk pathologic features, such as extracapsular extension, seminal vesicle invasion, or positive surgical margins. 3 , 4 Three randomized trials have shown a benefit for treating these men with adjuvant radiation to

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Contemporary Radiation Therapy in Combined Modality Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Amol K. Narang and Stephanie A. Terezakis

/print certificate. Release date: May 13, 2015; Expiration date: May 13, 2016 Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Explain the role of advanced radiation planning techniques in the treatment of patients

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Role of Radiation Therapy in Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

Kilian E. Salerno and Elizabeth H. Baldini

therapy should be assessed jointly by both surgical and radiation oncology. The role of systemic therapy, especially for high-grade tumors and specific histopathologic subtypes (eg, leiomyosarcoma), should be assessed in conjunction with medical oncology