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Chemoradiotherapy with a radiation boost for anal cancer decreases the risk for salvage abdominoperineal resection: analysis from the national cancer data base.

Authors
  • Geltzeiler, Cristina B
  • Nabavizadeh, Nima
  • Kim, Jong
  • Lu, Kim C
  • Billingsley, Kevin G
  • Thomas, Charles R
  • Herzig, Daniel O
  • Tsikitis, Vassiliki L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Publisher
Springer - Society of Surgical Oncology
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2014
Volume
21
Issue
11
Pages
3616–3620
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-014-3849-5
PMID: 24943237
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

When controlling for age, tumor size, and nodal status, those who received boost radiation for anal cancer were less likely to require salvage APR.

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