Patient Summaries

Our nurse educator explains the science behind the news highlights from this year's ASTRO 2007 meeting.
A Phase II Study of a Paclitaxel Based Chemoradiation Regimen With Selective Surgical Salvage for Resectable Locoregionally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: Initial Reporting of RTOG 0246
A Phase II Trial of Conformal Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma: 5-year Disease Control and Functional Outcomes
A Phase III Trial to Compare Standard Versus Accelerated Fractionation in Combination With Concurrent Cisplatin for Head and Neck Carcinomas (RTOG 0129): Report of Compliance and Toxicity
Breast Cancer After Supradiaphragmatic Irradiation for Hodgkin's Disease; Risk Analysis and Possible Surveillance Strategies
Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Management of Early Breast Cancer: Implications for Partial Breast Irradiation
Can Adjuvant Neck Dissection be Deferred in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Patients with Complete Response to Definitive Chemoradiotherapy?
Chest Wall Radiation Alone for Breast Cancer Patients With 1-3 Positive Lymph Nodes Treated by Mastectomy
Comparison of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) in Men Treated With Radical Prostatectomy or External Beam Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer
Definitive Results of the French FFCE-SFRO 2000-01 Study: Phase III Trial Comparing Chemoradiotherapy (Cisplatin and Infusional 5-FU) Followed by Gemcitabine vs. Gemcitabine Alone in Patients with Locally Advanced Non Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Dose to the Larynx Predicts for Swallowing Complications Following IMRT and Chemotherapy
Impact of Postoperative Radiation Therapy on Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction
Is Long-Term Survival in Glioblastoma Possible? Updated Results of the EORTC/NCIC Phase III Randomized Trial on Radiotherapy (RT) and Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide (TMZ) versus RT Alone
Neurocognitive Impact of Whole Brain Radiation on Patients With Brain Metastases: Secondary Analysis of RTOG BR-0018
Outcome After Stereotactic Radiotherapy in 'High-Risk' Patients With Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Percent Necrosis in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma After Preoperative Radiation Alone Versus Preoperative Radiation and Chemotherapy
Phase II Randomized Trial of Surgery Followed by Chemoradiation Plus Cetuximab for High-Risk Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (RTOG 0234)
Post-resectional CA 19-9 Values >90 are Associated With Significantly Worse Survival in Patients With Pancreatic Carcinoma Treated With Adjuvant Therapy on RTOG 9704 - Implications for Current and Future Trials
Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI) in Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (ES-SCLC) (EORTC 22993-08993)
Statin Use and Clinical Outcomes after High-Dose Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer
The Impact of Boost Dose and Margins on the Local Recurrence Rate in Breast Conserving Therapy: Results From the EORTC Boost-No Boost Trial
Toxicity Analysis of RTOG 0236 Using Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy to Treat Medically Inoperable Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients
Update of the Results of the Dutch Multicenter Dose Escalation Trial of Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer


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