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

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

Summary

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

Conditions

Cancer, Rectal

Intervention

Short course radiation therapy

Location

James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester
New York
United States
14642

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Rochester

Results (where available)

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

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