[Protective silicone prosthesis prior to radiotherapy of recurrent colonic cancer].

Abstract

Radiation therapy for abdominal recurrence of colon cancer is rarely an option due to subsequent bowel injury. Our case is a woman who underwent resection for a large retroperitoneal recurrence of caecal cancer. Tumour deposits encasing the iliac vessels had to be left behind. A silicone breast prosthesis for displacement of the abdominal content was… (More)

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