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Treatment of anal carcinoma in the elderly: feasibility and outcome of radical radiotherapy with or without concomitant chemotherapy

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Obradovic, M
Laurencet, F
Published in Cancer. 1999, vol. 85, no. 1, p. 26-31
Abstract For most cancers, information on treatment tolerance and results for elderly patients is quite limited. This study was conducted to investigate the feasibility and results of curative nonsurgical treatment of patients age 75 years or older with anal carcinoma.
Keywords AgedAged, 80 and overAntibiotics, Antineoplastic/administration & dosage/adverse effectsAntimetabolites, Antineoplastic/administration & dosage/adverse effectsAntineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols/therapeutic useAnus Neoplasms/mortality/therapyBrachytherapy/adverse effectsCarcinoma, Squamous Cell/mortality/therapyCombined Modality TherapyFeasibility StudiesFemaleFluorouracil/administration & dosage/adverse effectsHumansMaleMitomycin/administration & dosage/adverse effectsTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 9921970
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Research group Groupe Roth Arnaud (oncologie) (285)
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ALLAL, Abdelkarim Said et al. Treatment of anal carcinoma in the elderly: feasibility and outcome of radical radiotherapy with or without concomitant chemotherapy. In: Cancer, 1999, vol. 85, n° 1, p. 26-31. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:55608

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