Gerrit-Jan Hordijk

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Waiting lists for radiotherapy have become longer over the past years. Apart from the psychological distress for the patient we are concerned about tumour growth during this waiting time, which may worsen prognosis. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate tumour growth in the waiting time and to obtain an indication of its(More)
PURPOSE We analyzed toxicity and the local control rates for advanced laryngeal cancer, treated with two accelerated fractionation schedules. The main difference between the schedules was the onset of the concomitant boost, in Week 3 or Week 4. Overall treatment time and total dose were equivalent. METHODS AND MATERIALS In a prospective, nonrandomized(More)
Primary tumors of the larynx and hypopharynx are preferably treated with high-dose radiation therapy. In these patients, it may be difficult to distinguish recurrent disease from post-treatment reactions. The aim of the present study was to assess the value of fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) in the detection of local(More)
Clinically occult thyroid cancer is not uncommon and may occur in 1% to 10% of the population Since the first studies on the use of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) in clinical oncology some reports have appeared on the detection of occult tumors using this imaging modality. According to these results, the number of patients with(More)
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