The role of palliative radiotherapy for haemostasis in unresectable gastric cancer: a single-institution experience

@inproceedings{Chaw2014TheRO,
  title={The role of palliative radiotherapy for haemostasis in unresectable gastric cancer: a single-institution experience},
  author={Cheng Lee Chaw and Paddy G Niblock and Cheng Shu Chaw and Douglas J. A. Adamson},
  booktitle={Ecancermedicalscience},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcomes of patients with gastric cancer bleeding who had been treated with palliative radiotherapy with haemostatic intent. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty-two gastric cancer patients aged 52-92 years (median 78 years) with active bleeding or anaemia resulting from inoperable gastric cancer were treated with short-course radiotherapy. Responses to radiotherapy treatment were evaluated based on the changes of haemoglobin level, number of transfusions received before and… CONTINUE READING

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