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Radiation therapy for squamous cell cancer of the skin in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum

1 Department of Radiation Oncology, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Radiation Oncology and Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, İstanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Pelin Altinok,
Department of Radiation Oncology, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Elmalikent Mahallesi, Adem Yavuz Cd. No: 1, 34766 Umraniye, Istanbul
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_534_20

Xeroderma Pigmentosum is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by increased sensitivity to ultraviolet radiation. Adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) is an important locoregional treatment modality for high-risk skin squamous cell cancers (SCCs). We present a case of an adult with high-risk skin SCC treated with standard adjuvant RT and followed-up for >4 years with acceptable side effects.

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