Cancer of the Colon as a Late Sequel of Pelvic Irradiation

RICHARD GREENWALD, JAMIE S. BARKIN, GEORGE T. HENSLEY, MARTIN H. KALSER

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Abstract

A patient, who developed carcinoma of the rectum nine years following therapeutic radiation for pelvic malignancy is presented. The relationship of radiation to carcinoma of the colon is reviewed. This relationship makes rigorous follow-up of patients with radiation induced chronic proctocolitis essential.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-198
Number of pages3
JournalThe American journal of gastroenterology
Volume69
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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