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Kojarzenie radioterapii i chemioterapii

Monika Rucińska1
Biuletyn Polskiego Towarzystwa Onkologicznego Nowotwory 2022;7(5):366-372.


Kojarzenie radioterapii i chemioterapii jest standardowym postępowaniem w radykalnym leczeniu wielu nowotworów. Celem radio-chemioterapii jest zwiększenie kontroli lokoregionalnej, zmniejszenie ryzyka rozwoju przerzutów odległych i wydłużenie czasu przeżycia chorych, a tym samym poprawa skuteczności leczenia przy mniej okaleczających terapiach. Równoczasowa radio-chemioterapia jest jednak bardziej toksyczna niż stosowanie każdej metody osobno lub sekwencyjnie. Konieczne są dalsze badania, aby zoptymalizować leczenie skojarzone. Nowe możliwości przynosi dołączanie leczenia celowanego i immunoterapii do klasycznej radio-chemioterapii.

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