Radioresistant Tumors

Tumors which resist treatment by low LET radiation such as photons (x-rays), electrons, or protons include:

Glandular Tumors
  • Locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the prostate
  • Locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  • Malignant pleomorphic adenoma

Bone and Cartilage Tumors

  • Osteogenic sarcoma
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Fibrosarcoma of bone
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Malignant giant cell tumors
Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Fibrosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Atypical or malignant fibrohistiocytoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Epithelioid sarcoma
  • Hemangioendothelial sarcoma
  • Hemangiopericytoma
  • Angiosarcoma
  • Synovial cell sarcoma
  • Neurofibrosarcoma

Other Tumors

  • Very large tumors
  • Inoperable Melanoma
  • Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

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