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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 578243, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/578243
Clinical Study

Dosimetric Coverage of the External Anal Sphincter by 3-Dimensional Conformal Fields in Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: Implications for the Concept of Sphincter-Preserving Radiation Therapy

1Radiation Oncology, City of Hope Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
2Colorectal Surgery, City of Hope Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA

Received 26 April 2014; Accepted 7 June 2014; Published 25 June 2014

Academic Editor: Tsair-Fwu Lee

Copyright © 2014 Yi-Jen Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Yi-Jen Chen, Michelle B. Chen, Alan J. Liu, Julian Sanchez, Peter Tsai, and An Liu, “Dosimetric Coverage of the External Anal Sphincter by 3-Dimensional Conformal Fields in Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: Implications for the Concept of Sphincter-Preserving Radiation Therapy,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 578243, 6 pages, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/578243.