COVID-19: experts suggest updated treatment guidelines for bowel cancer

Written by Louis Gautier, Future Science Group

A panel made up of 15 experts has recently published updated recommendations for radiotherapy treatment for bowel cancer during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Their guidance suggests higher doses for shorter periods to maximise social distancing whilst maintaining efficacy of treatment. Want regular updates straight to your inbox? Become a member of Oncology Central.   An international panel of experts has recommended that a one week course of radiotherapy treatment for bowel cancer, followed by a delayed surgery, is the best course of action during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The approach is designed to minimize the risk of patients coming into...

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