Image-Guided IMRT reduces bowel side effects in cervical cancer patients

For cervical cancer patients undergoing postsurgical radiation therapy, image-guided intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) resulted in a 14 percent reduction in moderate-to-severe bowel side effects when compared to conventional three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3-D CRT), according to research presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO’s) 57th Annual Meeting.

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