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Radiotherapy for early glottic carcinoma (T1N0M0): results of prospective randomized study of radiation fraction size and overall treatment time.
PURPOSE To investigate in a prospective randomized study the effect of radiation fraction size and overall treatment time on the local control of early glottic carcinoma. METHODS AND MATERIALSExpand
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Role of radiotherapy fractionation in head and neck cancers (MARCH): an updated meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND The Meta-Analysis of Radiotherapy in squamous cell Carcinomas of Head and neck (MARCH) showed that altered fractionation radiotherapy is associated with improved overall andExpand
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Multi-institutional study of radiation therapy for isolated para-aortic lymph node recurrence in uterine cervical carcinoma: 84 subjects of a population of more than 5,000.
PURPOSE Most patients who had any recurrent sites of cancer have been considered to be in their last stage of life. However, recent advances of clinical research reveal some patients achieveExpand
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Results of low- and high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for T3 mobile tongue cancer.
PURPOSE To evaluate the treatment results of low-dose-rate (LDR) and high-dose-rate (HDR) interstitial brachytherapy (ISBT) for T3 mobile tongue cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1974 and 1992,Expand
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Clinical practice guidelines for the management of biliary tract cancers 2015: the 2nd English edition
The Japanese Society of Hepato‐Biliary‐Pancreatic Surgery launched the clinical practice guidelines for the management of biliary tract and ampullary carcinomas in 2008. Novel treatment modalitiesExpand
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Monotherapeutic high-dose-rate brachytherapy for prostate cancer: five-year results of an extreme hypofractionation regimen with 54 Gy in nine fractions.
PURPOSE To evaluate an extreme hypofractionation regimen with 54 Gy in nine fractions provided by high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy as monotherapy for prostate cancer by reporting 5-year clinicalExpand
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High-dose-rate brachytherapy without external beam irradiation for locally advanced prostate cancer.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE High-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDR-BT) had been used only in combination with external beam irradiation (EBI) until our previously reported first trial of HDR-BT alone withoutExpand
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Hybrid capture‐II and LCR‐E7 PCR assays for HPV typing in cervical cytologic samples
As part of an ongoing cohort study in the Hokuriku region of Japan, cervical cell samples from histologically confirmed normal (n = 114) or abnormal (n = 286) women were examined for the presence ofExpand
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Carotid blowout syndrome in pharyngeal cancer patients treated by hypofractionated stereotactic re-irradiation using CyberKnife: A multi-institutional matched-cohort analysis.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although reirradiation has attracted attention as a potential therapy for recurrent head and neck tumors with the advent of modern radiotherapy, severe rate toxicity such asExpand
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High dose rate versus low dose rate interstitial radiotherapy for carcinoma of the floor of mouth.
PURPOSE Patients with cancer of the floor of mouth are treated with radiation because of functional and cosmetic reasons. We evaluate the treatment results of high dose rate (HDR) and low dose rateExpand
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