Limitations of conventional doses of chemoradiation for unresectable biliary cancer.

@article{Crane2002LimitationsOC,
  title={Limitations of conventional doses of chemoradiation for unresectable biliary cancer.},
  author={Christopher H. Crane and Kenneth O Macdonald and Jean Nicolas Vauthey and Patt Yehuda and Thomas D. Brown and Steven Curley and Adrian C F Wong and Marc E. Delclos and Chusilp Charnsangavej and Nora Anita Janjan},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={969-74}
}
PURPOSE To determine, in a retrospective review, the limitations of definitive chemoradiation in the treatment of patients with unresectable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and generate testable hypotheses for future prospective clinical trials. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between 1957 and 2000, 52 patients with localized, unresectable cholangiocarcinoma were treated with radiotherapy (RT) with or without concurrent chemotherapy. Unresectable disease was defined, by evidence on imaging studies or… CONTINUE READING

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