Review of Postoperative and Elective Nodal Irradiation in Head and Neck Cancer

Author(s): Daniel M. Trifiletti, Austin Sim, David D. Wilson, Paul W. Read.

Journal Name:Current Cancer Therapy Reviews

Volume 10 , Issue 4 , 2014

Abstract:

Radiotherapy plays a critical role in the nodal management of patients with head and neck cancer. The indications, dose fractionation schedules, and results of postoperative radiation therapy (PORT) and elective nodal management (ENI) in various head and neck cancers are reviewed and summarized with common themes identified.

Keywords: Elective irradiation, head and neck cancer, lymph nodes, postoperative irradiation, skin cancer.

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VOLUME: 10
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2014
Page: [291 - 304]
Pages: 14
DOI: 10.2174/157339471004150407125249
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