Published in Clinical Oncology Week, January 23rd, 2006
According to recent research published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, "Acute radiation proctitis is the most relevant complication of pelvic radiation and is still mainly treated supportively."
"Considering the negative impact of acute proctitis symptoms on patients' daily activities and the potential relationship between the severity of acute radiation injury and late damage, misoprostol was tested in the prevention of acute radiation-induced...
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