EP-2022: Compare EBRT and brachytherapy in the treatment children's vaginal rhabdomyosarcoma

O. Kozlov, I. Nechushkina, M. Nechushkin
2016 Radiotherapy and Oncology  
Conclusion: HDR-BT seems to be a good alternative for treatment of epitheliomas in special locations, above all in elderly patients with comorbidities that preclude surgery. Its ability to treat a wide area with minimal alteration of normal tissues allows a high probability of cure with excellent cosmetic results and without affecting functionality. We can conclude that HDR-BT could be a valid alternative to surgery with acceptable acute toxicity, good early local control and exceptional
more » ... exceptional cosmetic outcomes in skin lesions. EP-2022 Compare EBRT and brachytherapy in the treatment children's vaginal rhabdomyosarcoma. Purpose or Objective: Rhabdomyosarcoma of the vagina is very rare disease, mainly girls were 1-3 years, only a few patients were 13-15 years old. Early studies have shown the advantage of intracavitary radiation therapy over surgical treatment and EBRT. There are new methods of planning EBRT from CRT moved to VMAT and IMRT. The emergence of new techniques in the EBRT and brachytherapy inspired us to the evaluation of methods of treatment children's vaginal
doi:10.1016/s0167-8140(16)33273-x fatcat:caegboke7rec3nez2wsatmkmgu