Basal renal function reserve and mean kidney dose predict future radiation-induced kidney injury in stomach cancer patients

Yavas G., Elsurer R. , YAVAŞ C., Ata O.

SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER, vol.22, no.2, pp.445-451, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00520-013-1996-z
  • Title of Journal : SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER
  • Page Numbers: pp.445-451


Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) improves the survival in patients with locally advanced stomach cancer. The kidneys are the major dose-limiting organs for radiotherapy (RT) in upper abdominal cancers. We aimed to evaluate the impact of adjuvant CRT on renal function of patients with stomach cancer.