Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, March 19th, 2006
A recent study involved 651 men and women with locally advanced rectal cancer who received intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) as part of their treatment. The results indicated excellent overall survival rates and tumor control for this hard-to-treat patient group.
"Colorectal cancer is the third largest cancer in both men and women in the U.S., with more than 56,000 patients dying of this disease each year," said Donald A. Goer, president and CEO of Intraop.
"When detected early, colorectal cancer is...
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