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What does RCT stand for?

RCT stands for radio-chemo-therapy

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3 years ago my father was diagnosed with colon cancer, he had surgery and radio & chemo therapy. The cancer has reoccurred in the psoas muscle.
Multivariate logistic regression analysis showed an association with chronic pain in female patients (OR 1. 91 [1. 51-2. 43], P < 0. 001) and in those who received radio(chemo)therapy (OR 1. 31 [1. 01-1. 7], P = 0. 041) or underwent abdominoperineal excision (OR 1. 71 [1.
Co-expression of Bmi-1 and podoplanin predicts overall survival in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with radio(chemo)therapy. Vormittag L, Thurnher D, Geleff S, Pammer J, Heiduschka G, Brunner M, Grasl MCh, Erovic BM. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Mar 1;73(3):913-8.
Lou is also one of our salons Style and Strength consultants: a role created for clients that have recently undergone or are undergoing radio/chemo therapy.
224 (56. 3%) were male and 174 (43. 7%) female (male/female ratio = 1. 3:1). 332/398 patients received surgical treatment, whereas 66 patients were excluded from surgical treatment and received primary radio (chemo) therapy after biopsy. Tongue carcinoma patients treated by non surgical treatment modalities had 5 years survival rate of 45. 5% and patients with surgical intervention had survival rate of 96.
AbstractOncological results of rectal cancer treatment has improved impressively over the last 2 decades. Surgical technique (total mesorectal excision, TME), multidisciplinary approach and use of preoperative radio-chemo therapy has been cornerstones. Despite this, functional results are poor and the number of permanent stoma is high (30%). Due to a narrow pelvis, surgery can be demanding. New approaches with use of robotic surgery and combined transanal / laparoscopic surgery are promising new developments in this field.