Cervical cancer brachytherapy amid the pandemic: A single institutional case series
Dose escalation to target volume during High Dose Rate brachytherapy was effectively employed to treat locally advanced cervical cancer patients who experienced prolongation of Overall Treatment Time (OTT) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was tried to achieve acceptable oncological outcomes while respecting the dose constraints of Organs at Risk (OARs).
Key Clinical Message: It was a severe challenge to obey the optimum treatment schedule of LACC cases during the coronavirus crisis. Increased risk of recurrence and mortality due to increased overall treatment time in cervical cancer patients proposes prioritizing.
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Submitted PhD thesis in Biotechnology at GITAM University, Vizag.
The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Department of Radiation Oncology
Asahi University Hospital
Gifu city, Gifu, Japan
Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb
Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE
Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)
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