S. Studer

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BACKGROUND The aim was to quantify severe transient and persisting late term effects in our single institution head neck cancer (HNC) cohort treated with curatively intended intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Hypothesis was if a 2-year follow up (FU) is sufficient to estimate the long term tolerance in HNC irradiated in the IMRT era. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND The risk for osteoradionecrosis (ORN) of the mandible is positively related to bone volume exposed to > ~ 60 Gy. We hypothesized that in combined treatment, surgery may also be a risk factor. PATIENTS AND METHODS The impact of mandibular surgery on ORN in locally disease-free IMRT cohorts was retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Between October(More)
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