Articles by ZAENKER, M.D., Kurt


  • Preventing skin damage from radiotherapy (the benefits of topical Melatonin)

    Preventing skin damage from radiotherapy (the benefits of topical Melatonin) Radiotherapy is commmonly used in the treatment of cancer. It is the primary curative modality in about 30% of patients, and more than half of all cancer patients recieve radiation therapy sometime during the course of their disease. Similar to surgery, radiation therapy is a local-regional modality. When successful, this treatment cures, (by eradicating tumor in the primary side), the draining regiona...