EBRT for prostate cancer and increased risk for colon cancer?
Posted Sep 07 2008 2:06am
A recent report by Rapiti et al. from the Geneva Cancer Registry documents a significant increase in risk for colon but not rectum cancer after earlier external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer. While it is well known that radiotherapy can induce second cancers, there has been some controversy over the risk for second malignancies after irradiation for prostate cancer.
Rapiti et [...]