Improved external radiation technique for the treatment of carcinoma involving lower rectovaginal areas.

Academic Article


  • The authors describe a technique which allows minimal radiation of the perineum while permitting delivery of a nearly homogenous radiation dose to a carcinoma involving the lower vagina and rectosigmoid colon as well as the pelvic lymph nodes.
  • Published In

  • Radiology  Journal
  • Keywords

  • Colonic Neoplasms, Female, Humans, Methods, Perineum, Radiotherapy Dosage, Rectal Neoplasms, Sigmoid Neoplasms, Vaginal Neoplasms
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    Author List

  • Kim RY; Blackburn BE; Roth RE
  • Start Page

  • 544
  • End Page

  • 545
  • Volume

  • 134
  • Issue

  • 2