Rectal cancer: VMAT, 3DCRT similarly effective for estimating SCR

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Takeaway

  • Based on the modeling used in this study, there was no statistically significant difference in second cancer risk (SCR) using volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) or 3D conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) in patients with rectal cancer.

Why this matters

  • SCR is a concern in long-...