Strategic evaluation of interventions to prevent consequential late proctitis after prostate radiation therapy Newclinical trial designs should be considered

Timothy N. Showalter, Nolan A. Wages, Nitin Ohri

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Abstract

This review reconsiders evidence and strategies toward the prevention of consequential late rectal toxicity after radiation therapy, with a focus on prostate cancer. Novel clinical trial designs are encouraged, and these insights into the late effects of prostate radiation therapy have additional implications for late toxicity after cancer treatment for other tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-364
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Biology and Therapy
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014

Keywords

  • Consequential late effects
  • Late toxicity
  • Proctitis
  • Prostate radiation therapy
  • Symptom management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cancer Research

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