The role of radiation therapy in the treatment of malignant gynecological tumors

Tamer Refaat, William Small*

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Abstract

Radiation therapy is an essential treatment modality incorporated in the management of various gynecological malignancies. In this chapter, we will present in detail the role of radiation therapy in endometrial cancer, being the most common gynecological tumor, and cervical cancer and highlight the role of radiation in ovarian, vulvar and vaginal cancers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages3-40
Number of pages38
ISBN (Electronic)9781493922178
ISBN (Print)9781493922161
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Gynecological tumor
  • Malignancy
  • Radiation
  • Radiation injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Refaat, T., & Small, W. (2015). The role of radiation therapy in the treatment of malignant gynecological tumors. In Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences (pp. 3-40). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2217-8_1