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  • Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitors with Radiation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 18
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 inhibitors concurrent with radiation therapy to treat patients with metastatic breast cancer.
  • Condition: Pelvic Cancer
  • Journal: BMJ open gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Gastrointestinal (GI) Care Bundle During Chemoradiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 50
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This study assessed whether patients with pelvic cancer undergoing chemoradiotherapy (combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy to treat cancer) would experience reduced symptom severity with a gastrointestinal (GI) care bundle.
  • Condition: Bowel Disorders
  • Journal: Zhonghua wei chang wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of gastrointestinal surgery
  • Treatment Used: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 1501
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the effect of intestinal preparation on the efficacy and complications of fecal microbiota transplantation for bowel disorders.
  • Condition: Locally advanced cervical cancer
  • Journal: International journal of clinical oncology
  • Treatment Used: Operation after concurrent chemoradiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 444
  • Published —
The study researched the use of surgery after concurrent chemoradiotherapy for treating locally advanced cervical cancer.
  • Condition: Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
  • Journal: Zhonghua wei chang wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of gastrointestinal surgery
  • Treatment Used: Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) or Total Neoadjuvant Treatment (TNT)
  • Number of Patients: 134
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using nCRT or TNT to treat patients with locally advanced rectal cancer.
  • Condition: Chronic Radiation Enteritis (CRE).
  • Journal: Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Treatment Used: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)
  • Number of Patients: 5
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in patients with chronic radiation enteritis (inflammation of small intestine; CRE).
  • Condition: Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia due to Chronic Radiation Enteritis
  • Journal: Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Treatment Used: Vitamin B12 Injections
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient that suffered a vitamin B12 deficiency anemia due to whole-pelvis radiation therapy causing chronic radiation enteritis.
  • Condition: Locally Advanced Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
  • Journal: Journal of cancer research and clinical oncology
  • Treatment Used: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Combined with Gemcitabine plus Capecitabine
  • Number of Patients: 56
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of stereotactic body radiation therapy combined with gemcitabine plus capecitabine for the treatment of locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer.
  • Condition: Intestinal Disorders
  • Journal: Zhonghua wei chang wai ke za zhi = Chinese journal of gastrointestinal surgery
  • Treatment Used: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)
  • Number of Patients: 2010
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This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for intestinal disorders.
  • Condition: Prostate Cancer Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Journal: Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))
  • Treatment Used: High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Number of Patients: 11
  • Published —
This study investigated the effect of high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  • Condition: Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease (IFALD)
  • Journal: Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
  • Treatment Used: Long-Chain Triglycerides (LCT) vs. Medium and Long-Chain Triglycerides vs. Olive Oil and Long-Chain Triglycerides (OO/LCT) vs. Combined Long-Chain Triglycerides, Medium-Chain Triglyceride Oil, Olive Oil, and Fish Oil
  • Number of Patients: 67
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This study compared the safety and effectiveness of long-chain triglycerides (LCT) versus medium and long-chain triglycerides versus olive oil and long-chain triglycerides (OO/LCT) versus a combination of long-chain triglycerides, medium-chain triglycerides, olive oil, and fish oil for the treatment of patients with intestinal failure associated liver disease (IFALD).
  • Condition: Pediatric Pelvic Tumor Radiation Therapy
  • Journal: Practical radiation oncology
  • Treatment Used: Silicone Tissue-Expander Prosthesis (STEP)
  • Number of Patients: 29
  • Published —
This study reports the outcomes of the use of a silicone tissue-expander prosthesis (STEP) connected to a subcutaneous self-sealing valve during curative pelvic irradiation when dose exceeds 40 to 45 Gy to limit radiation enteritis in children undergoing pelvic or abdominal radiation therapy.
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