[Peroperative radiotherapy and cancer of the base of tongue. Technic, indications and preliminary results].

This study involved 15 patients suffering from large volume squamous carcinomas of the base of the tongue, who were likely to benefit from curative therapy (tumours graded T3, T4, N0, N1, N2, TNM UICC 1987). In 13 patients, treatment included transmaxillary bucco-pharyngectomy (TMBP) carried out either as first intention (10 cases), or as a second stage… (More)