Treatment-Induced Enteritis (Radiation- or Combination Therapy–Induced Enteropathies)

Chapter

Abstract

Combination cancer therapies, specifically radiation therapy, increase locoregional control and survival in patients, but significantly increase clinical toxicity in thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic cancers, specifically including cervical, ovarian, prostate, bladder, testicular, sigmoid, or colorectal cancer malignancies.

Keywords

Short Bowel Syndrome Radiation Enteritis National Cancer Institute Common Toxicity Criterion Capsule Retention Gastrointestinal Mucositis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of South FloridaTampaUSA

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