Study of Short Course Radiation Therapy for Elderly Patients With Rectal Cancer

2019-10-30 14:03:42 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to determine if a short course of radiation therapy is effective to treat rectal cancer in older patients. A shorter course of radiation treatment may be better tolerated than a longer course or surgery for the treatment of rectal cancer in the elderly.

Study Design


Cancer, Rectal


Short course radiation therapy


James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at University of Rochester Medical Center
New York
United States


Not yet recruiting


University of Rochester

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-30T14:03:42-0400

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