Local control and functional results after twice-daily radiotherapy for Ewing's sarcoma of the extremities.

@article{Bolek1996LocalCA,
  title={Local control and functional results after twice-daily radiotherapy for Ewing's sarcoma of the extremities.},
  author={T W Bolek and Robert B. Marcus and Nancy Price Mendenhall and Mark T Scarborough and John R Graham-Pole},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={687-92}
}
PURPOSE Radiotherapy (RT) has been the predominant local treatment for Ewing's sarcoma of bone at the University of Florida. Twice-daily hyperfractionated RT was initiated in 1982 to improve local control and functional outcome. This retrospective review compares the results of once-daily vs. twice-daily RT in patients with primary Ewing's sarcoma of an extremity, with emphasis on functional outcome. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between June 1971 and January 1990, 37 patients were treated at the… CONTINUE READING