ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Talking to Your Doctor

Ask your doctor if Radixact® is right for you

Thanks to rapid advances in treatment technologies, you have more options than ever for effectively treating your cancer. The first step in understanding your options is to talk to your doctor. To help you get that conversation started, we’ve put together a few questions to ask.

Questions to ask your doctor

Additional information & resources

The Radixact System enables precise delivery of IG-IMRT, an advanced type of IMRT, for the treatment of esophageal cancer. The use of IG-IMRT is supported by published clinical studies. Listed below are key studies to support your discussion of the Radixact System with your doctor.

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References:

1 Bai XH, Dang J, Chen ZQ, He Z, Li G. Comparison between Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy and Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy for Their Effectiveness in Esophageal Cancer Treatment: A Retrospective Single Institution Study. J Oncol. 2020 Mar 20;2020:6582341.

2 Nguyen NP, Jang S, Vock J, Vinh-Hung V, Chi A, Vos P, Pugh J, Vo RA, Ceizyk M, Desai A, Smith-Raymond L; International Geriatric Radiotherapy Group. Feasibility of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer. BMC Cancer. 2014 Apr 17;14:265.

3 Lin WC, Chang CL, Hsu HL, Yuan KS, Wu ATH, Wu SY. Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy-Based or Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy-Based Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Thoracic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Cancers (Basel). 2019 Oct 10;11(10):1529.

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