Radiation proctopathy.

@article{Grodsky2015RadiationP,
  title={Radiation proctopathy.},
  author={Marc B Grodsky and Shafik M. Sidani},
  journal={Clinics in colon and rectal surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          103-11
        }
}
Radiation therapy is a widely utilized treatment modality for pelvic malignancies, including prostate cancer, rectal cancer, and cervical cancer. Given its fixed position in the pelvis, the rectum is at a high risk for injury secondary to ionizing radiation. Despite advances made in radiation science, up to 75% of the patients will suffer from acute radiation proctitis and up to 20% may experience chronic symptoms. Symptoms can be variable and include diarrhea, bleeding, incontinence, and… CONTINUE READING
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