Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Ahead of Print

A case of duodenal adenocarcinoma treated with primary chemoradiation

 Department of Radiation Oncology, Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Janaki Gururajachar Manur,
Department of Radiation Oncology, Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_695_19

Duodenal adenocarcinoma represents <1% of total gastrointestinal malignancies. Given the rarity of the disease, a definitive treatment guideline is lacking. Surgery plays a major role and radiotherapy was not included in the treatment due to the presence of many critical structures near the vicinity of the duodenum such as the liver, kidneys, and bowel. However, with the advent of newer techniques, adjuvant chemoradiation has shown a promising result with improvement in locoregional control by 20%. We are herewith presenting the details of the radiation planning of a patient treated with chemoradiation who had good long-term outcome.

Print this article
  Search Pubmed for
    -  Manur JG
    -  Jain HM
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded6    

Recommend this journal