Radiation Therapy for Gynecological Cancer

A special issue of Current Oncology (ISSN 1718-7729). This special issue belongs to the section "Gynecologic Oncology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 May 2024 | Viewed by 174

Special Issue Editors


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Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2, Canada
Interests: gynecologic cancer; gynecologic brachytherapy; late effects; survivorship

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Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6, Canada
Interests: gynecological malignancies; quality of life; patient reported outcomes; gynecologic brachytherapy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Radiation has been a mainstay in the definitive and adjuvant treatment of gynecologic cancers for decades. Over time, radiation treatment approaches for gynecologic cancers, treatment techniques, and technology have continually improved. Radiation treatment strategies that were previously based primarily on histological type, grade, and stage, are now being refined to incorporate clinical risk stratification, molecular/biomarker classification and treatment response; these risk-adapted approaches can inform escalation and de-escalation of treatment to improve outcomes. In addition, there have been advances in radiation techniques, including stereotactic ablative radiotherapy techniques and image-guided brachytherapy, that may further improve the toxicity profiles of radiation treatment.

Risk-adaption radiation approaches are exciting new opportunities to optimize the risk/benefit profile of treatment for gynecologic cancer. In this Special Issue of Current Oncology, we will present original research and review articles addressing the varied concepts of risk-adaption of radiation therapy in gynecologic cancer.

Dr. Ericka M. Wiebe
Dr. Iwa Kong
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • gynecologic cancer
  • radiation therapy
  • risk adapted
  • molecular pathology
  • biomarkers

Published Papers

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