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Radiation Therapy for Adrenocortical Carcinoma

  • Aaron Sabolch
  • Edgar Ben-Josef
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Abstract

Radiotherapy has been historically considered ineffective in the management of ACC, despite the fact that the modality provides good palliation in unresectable tumors. Further, new research has shown that radiotherapy may also be effective in an adjuvant setting, though it remains underutilized in this regard.

Keywords

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Adrenocortical Carcinoma National Cancer Data Base Resection Margin Status Omental Metastasis 
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Notes

Acknowledgment

Grateful acknowledgement is made to Karen Vineberg and Steven Kronenberg for their exceptional assistance with all figures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Radiation OncologyUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of Michigan Health System, University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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