RECTAL 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 with TomoTherapy technology is one of the most integrated, advanced systems for comprehensive cancer treatment available today and is typically used to treat locally advanced rectal cancer. Studies conducted using the TomoTherapy technology have shown good results. Listed below are key studies to support your discussion of the Radixact System with your doctor.

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References:

[1] De Bari, B., Franzetti-Pellanda, A., Saidi, A. et al. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy delivered with helical tomotherapy under daily image guidance for rectal cancer patients: efficacy and safety in a large, multi-institutional series. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 145, 1075–1084 (2019).

[2] Zhao, J., Liu, X., Wang, W. et al. Concomitant dose escalation with image-guided Tomotherapy in locally advanced mid–low rectal cancer: a single-center study. ted. Cancer Management and Research 2019:11 1579–1586.

[3] Sauer R, et al: Preoperative versus Postoperative Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2004 Oct 21;351(17):1731-40.

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