Browsing: toxicity

While logically it should give you pause, a particularly large prostate ≥100 cc does not appear to confer any increased…

Top Line: Radiation enteritis is one of the most common on-treatment toxicities managed by radiation oncologists.The Study: Loperamide is a…

Any surgeon knows wounds on the lower extremities, particularly in elderly patients, are notorious for poor healing. This case report…

A meta-analysis of nearly 23K patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors for any malignancy demonstrates experiencing any of a wide array…

Top Line: Is there a dosimetric threshold to predict anemia after prostate radiation? The Study: While prostate cancer patients don’t…

Creatinine-based estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is far from perfect in predicting who can handle standard dose renally-cleared medications. This…

Top Line: Does weekly adaptive treatment planning during head and neck radiation reduce salivary toxicity?The Study: ARTIX was a randomized,…

This case report details an occurrence of life-threatening tumor lysis syndrome occurring after a single fraction of palliative quad shot…

Top Line: Is Staph Aureus colonization associated with radiation dermatitis risk? And if so, does decolonization reduce dermatitis? The Studies:…

A look back at thymus and thoracic duct radiation dose in 116 cases of thoracic radiation for lung cancer revealed…