Concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy is the preferred standard of care for patients with anal cancer. A cohort of anal cancer patients was treated with chemoradiation or radiation alone Median follow-up was No grade 4 toxicity was found in both groups. With age-standardised incidence rates between 1 and 2 per per year anal cancer is the less frequent GI tumours, but several studies have shown an increasing incidence over the past years [ 1 - 4 ]. Today, many oncological centres use modern techniques like step-and-shoot intensity-modulated radiation therapy IMRT or Tomotherapy, as recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network NCCN , for the treatment of patients with anal cancer [ 6 ]. A couple of institutions reported, that treatment-related side effects could be dramatically reduced while receiving a good outcome using IMRT for anal cancer [ 7 , 8 ].
Farrah Fawcett's Battle With Anal Cancer
Efficacy and toxicity of chemoradiation in patients with anal cancer - a retrospective analysis
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Farrah Fawcett Seeks 'Alternative' Cancer Treatment in Germany
Fawcett, who lived her life in the spotlight, gained renown as the face of cancer as she provided a highly publicized account of her three-year journey. In September , Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer, a rare form of the disease which affects only around 5, Americans each year. Following her diagnosis, Fawcett began an aggressive course of radiation treatment and chemotherapy , both standard treatments for anal cancer. She issued this statement soon after her diagnosis stating that she was "determined to bite the bullet and fight the fight" while going undergoing six weeks of "cutting-edge, state-of-the-art" treatment.
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