[Intraoperative radiotherapy in carcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas].

@article{Egawa1997IntraoperativeRI,
  title={[Intraoperative radiotherapy in carcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas].},
  author={Shin Egawa and Shoji Fukuyama and Makoto Sunamura and Masao Kobari and Seiki Matsuno},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1687-90}
}
The prognosis for patients with carcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas is extremely poor. We analyzed the effectiveness of intraoperative radiotherapy (IOR) from the viewpoint of the cumulative survival rate and pain relief. The prognosis of patients who underwent IOR with/without resection was significantly longer than for patients without IOR (p… CONTINUE READING