Patterns of practice in the radiation therapy management of rectal cancer: survey of the Interregional Group Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta and Liguria of the "Associazione Italiana di Radioterapia Oncologica (AIRO)".

@article{Pagliuca2013PatternsOP,
  title={Patterns of practice in the radiation therapy management of rectal cancer: survey of the Interregional Group Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta and Liguria of the "Associazione Italiana di Radioterapia Oncologica (AIRO)".},
  author={Milena Di Genesio Pagliuca and Lucia Turri and F. L{\'o}pez-Oliva Mu{\~n}oz and Antonella Melano and Almalina Bacigalupo and Paola Colli Franzone and Piera Sciacero and Vassiliki Tseroni and Maria Laura Vitali and Elena Delmastro and Tindaro Scolaro and Corrado Marziano and Marco Orsatti and Maria Tessa and Annalisa Rossi and Andrea Ballar{\`e} and Gregorio Moro and Rachele Grasso and Marco Krengli},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2013},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={61-7}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND To report the survey about the main aspects on the use of radiotherapy for the treatment of rectal cancer in Piedmont and Liguria. METHODS AND STUDY DESIGN Sixteen centers (11 from Piedmont and 5 from Liguria) received and answered by email a questionnaire data base about clinical and technical aspects of the treatment of rectal cancer. All data were incorporated in a single data base and analyzed. RESULTS Data regarding 593 patients who received radiotherapy for rectal… CONTINUE READING