Primary and adjuvant radiation therapy has contributed significantly to the successful management of gynecologic malignancies. Traditionally, radiation therapy is often performed through either anterior-posterior parallel-opposed fields or a four-field technique consisting of an anterior, a posterior and two lateral portals. Although different authors have varying criteria to classify the severity of side effects, with these conventional techniques severe complications may develop in 8% to 10% of patients. It appears that the incidence of complications requiring surgical management is approximately 5% (Perez 1997).
KeywordsCervical Cancer Endometrial Carcinoma Intensity Modulate Radiation Therapy Pelvic Lymph Node Internal Iliac Artery
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