Items Tagged ‘proton beam therapy’

March 6th, 2017

Proton Beam Therapy may Improve Outcomes for Rectal Cancer

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Currently a standard treatment for several gastrointestinal cancers (GI) combines the use of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgical resection. Radiation may be part of the treatment strategy for select cancers of the esophagus, anus, rectum, pancreatic, or small intestine. This treatment approach is often associated with improved outcomes but the radiation may also cause […]

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