Pelvic Radiation and Normal Tissue Toxicity

Sarah Nicholas, Linda Chen, Amanda Choflet, Amanda Fader, Zachary Guss, Sarah Hazell, Daniel Y. Song, Phuoc T. Tran, Akila N. Viswanathan

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Radiation is a component of treatment for many pelvic malignancies, most often originating in the gynecologic, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary systems. Therefore, the management of acute and long-term side effects is an important part of practice as a radiation oncologist, and limiting morbidity is a primary goal. Toxicities vary and are dependent on treatment techniques. Advances in radiation delivery, imaging, and knowledge of underlying biologic determinants of radiation-induced normal tissue toxicity can guide treatment of acute and long-term side effects from pelvic radiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSeminars in Radiation Oncology
StateAccepted/In press - 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cancer Research


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