Shang-Yu Chou

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate late toxicities and quality of life (QOL) of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) with long-term survival after treatment by intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) versus non-IMRT. METHODS An observational, cross-sectional study of QOL and late toxicities was conducted in 242 patients with(More)
Background To evaluate the clinical outcomes of celiac lymph node (LN) metastasis in patients with locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) receiving curative concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT). Materials and Methods A total of 375 stage III ESCC patients were identified, including 51 patients with celiac LN metastasis and 324 patients(More)
This study investigated the therapeutic benefit of radical resection (SRR) for clinical T4b oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with partial or complete response after radical chemoradiotherapy (CRT). At the authors’ institution, 79 patients with newly diagnosed non-metastatic T4b OSCC were treated with CRT from January 2009 to December 2014. All of(More)
The present study investigated clinical outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with locally advanced synchronous esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and head/neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) receiving curative concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT), and determined whether synchronous ESCC/HNSCC patients had worse prognosis compared to isolated(More)
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