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The Journal of the Korean Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 2011;29(2): 127-133. doi: https://doi.org/10.3857/jkstro.2011.29.2.127
A Case Report of a Gastric Cancer Patient with a Good Quality of Life after Radiotherapies to 17 Metastases for 4 Years
Hyong Geun Yun
Department of Radiation Oncology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea. yunhg@dumc.or.kr
ABSTRACT
Five and half years ago, a 45-year-old female metastatic gastric cancer patient underwent a metastatectomy and chemotherapy. Over the last 4 years and 2 months, she received radiotherapy for every new distant metastasis with intermittent TS-1 oral chemotherapy. She received 8 courses of radiotherapy at 17 metastatic sites for more than 4 years. Metastatic sites which received a curative radiation dose achieved and maintained local control. The patient is now 51 years of age and lives without difficulty in performing her daily activities.
Key Words: Gastric cancer, Metastasis, Radiotherapy, Oligometastases
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