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Grading Criteria of Henson et al for Defecation Urgency Following Therapy for Pelvic Cancer

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Henson et al identified defecation urgency (bowel urgency, fecal urgency) as a complication of pelvic cancer therapy that can significantly impact a patient’s life. They listed criteria for grading it as a common adverse event. The authors are from the Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

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