Changes in the radiation treatment of cancer of the anus in Glasgow.


The survival and complication rate of two groups of patients with carcinoma of anus were compared. The first group of 20 patients were treated between 1974 and 1983 by double plane implantation using radium or equivalent caesium needles and supplementary external beam radiotherapy to groin nodes if present. The second group of 26 patients were treated… (More)