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Journal of Radiation Oncology

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11.02.2020 | Original Research

The utilization patterns and comparative effectiveness of systemic therapy with high-dose thoracic radiotherapy or low-dose thoracic radiotherapy versus systemic therapy alone in newly diagnosed metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients

Improving the overall survival (OS) of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (mNSCLC) remains one of the great challenges in contemporary oncology. Despite the development of novel systemic therapy (ST) agents and combinations, which …

29.01.2020 | Original Research

The value of prostate-specific antigen monitoring during salvage radiotherapy: a retrospective study and systematic review with meta-analysis

In the last 20 years, the advent of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has led to a higher incidence in the diagnosis of early-stage prostate cancer (PCa) [ 1 ]. As a result, there have been an increased number of patients undergoing radical …

13.12.2019 | : Original Research

Temporalis muscle width as a measure of sarcopenia correlates with overall survival in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma

Glioblastoma (GBM) is an aggressive primary brain malignancy with a median survival of 15 months despite recent advances in cancer therapy. 1 The current standard of care established by Stupp et al. consists of maximal surgical resection, 6 weeks …

13.12.2019 | Original Research

Complications and toxicity of re-irradiation following total laryngectomy for laryngeal cancer

Recurrence of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the larynx following radiation treatment (RT) may occur in up to 26.9% of cases [ 1 ]. In previously irradiated patients with recurrence, treatment options were formerly limited to surgical salvage …

10.12.2019 | Original Research

Delays in radiation therapy as a result of insurance peer-to-peer prior authorizations among lung cancer patients

In the USA, health insurance represents the primary mode by which the vast majority of patients cover their medical expenses. The introduction of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 was intended, in part, to increase the proportion of patients covered …

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International in reach and interdisciplinary in content, the Journal of Radiation Oncology publishes original research, clinical investigations, review articles, editorials and other articles on radiation oncology. The journal offers a forum for collaboration and exchange of knowledge on management of cancer using radiation therapy.

The Journal of Radiation Oncology is the official journal of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).

ACRO members: please access the journal via your ACRO portal http://www.acro.org/members2/ and login with your member login.

The Journal presents clinical research into radiotherapy including external beam irradiation, brachytherapy, particle radiation therapy, intraoperative radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy, and experimental work in radiobiology, tumor biology, radiation physics, dosimetry and radiation treatment planning. Coverage extends to palliative treatment, quality-of-life issues, chemotherapy and surgery.

The Journal benefits radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, dosimetrists, radiation physicists, radiation biologists, radiation therapists, oncology nurses, palliative care specialists and radiologists and others.

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