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chemoradiotherapy

Definitions

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  • n. A combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy used to treat some cancers

Etymologies

chemo- +‎ radiotherapy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Complex statistical analysis was used to eliminate variable factors in comparing radiotherapy with 'chemoradiotherapy'.

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  • A research team from China performed a randomized controlled study to evaluate the outcome of preoperative and postoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in patients with local advanced thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC).

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  • Long-term efficacy of perioperative chemoradiotherapy on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

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  • Combined neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) or adjuvant CRT with surgery may improve survival but there is concern about treatment morbidity and the best sequencing of CRT and surgery.

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  • During the past two decades, chemoradiotherapy-combining chemotherapy and radiation treatments-has become important in helping preserve organs while treating advanced head and neck cancers, according to background information in the article.

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  • Neoptolemos JP, Dunn JA, Stocken DD, Almond J, Link K, et al. (2001) Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy and chemotherapy in resectable pancreatic cancer: a randomised controlled trial.

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  • Severe oral mucositis (World Health Organization, WHO scale, grades 3 to 4) is a painful, debilitating, and costly toxicity caused by chemoradiotherapy regimens used to treat head and neck cancer.

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  • Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: Impact on extracapsular lymph node involvement.

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  • There is increasing evidence to include combined neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) as an alternative to surgical resection alone, to improve survival for locoregional esophageal cancer.

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  • Little is known about the effects of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) on the presence of extracapsular LNI and its prognostic value in patients with resected esophageal cancer.

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