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BACKGROUND Gross target volume of primary tumor (GTV-P) is very important for the prognosis prediction of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), but it is unknown whether the same is true for locally advanced NPC patients treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). This study aimed to clarify the prognostic value of tumor volume for patient(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of Yanshu injection (a compound Chinese traditional medicine from Sophora flauescens Ait) combined with concomitant radiochemotherapy in patients with stage III nasopharyngeal carcinoma. METHODS Sixty patients with stage III nasopharyngeal carcinoma were randomized into Yanshu group and control group (n =(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of radiotherapy on the thyroid of patients with nasopharyngeal cancer. METHODS Thyroid dynamic imaging was performed on 51 patients with nasopharyngeal cancer who had the metastasis of the jugular lymph node before and after the radiotherapy. The peak time of the thyroid artery perfusion and the constant K were obtained.(More)
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