Intraoperative electron beam treatment for pediatric malignancies: The Ohio State University experience.
- Published Article
Medical and pediatric oncology
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 2003
A boost dose of IOERT allows for reduction in the dose of EBRT, thereby limiting growth-related morbidity without compromising local control or disease-free survival. Except for Wilms tumors, which achieved 100% local control and disease-free survival, adjuvant EBRT is necessary for successful local control and survival in children with soft tissue sarcomas. Based on this study and others, intraoperative irradiation should be considered for inclusion in prospective, multi-institutional trials designed to treat localized malignancies in young children.
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