Intraoperative radiation therapy in the management of gynecologic and genitourinary malignancies.

Abstract

Women with locally advanced primary or recurrent gynecologic malignancies have a poor prognosis. The doses of external radiation necessary to treat gross or microscopic recurrent disease in patients previously irradiated exceed the doses tolerated by normal tissue [1,3-5]. IORT has been added to the treatment armamentarium in this group of patients to… (More)

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@article{Carmen2003IntraoperativeRT, title={Intraoperative radiation therapy in the management of gynecologic and genitourinary malignancies.}, author={Marcela Guadalupe del Carmen and Brian H. Eisner and Christopher G Willet and Arlan F. Fuller}, journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America}, year={2003}, volume={12 4}, pages={1031-42} }